Huntsville, TX
location
Public
type
Small
setting
41%
59%
student ratio
56
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
August 1
fall application deadline
79%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Political Science Master of Arts (MA)
    • Public Administration Master of Public Administration (MPA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 18
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis optional and internship
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

79% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 29
    • Accepted 23
    • Acceptance Rate 79
    • Enrolled 19
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline August 1st June 25th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline December 1st November 12th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, GMAT, writing sample of scholarly work, letters of recommendation, and statement of purpose, resume
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 15
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students56
    • Female Percentage41%
    • Male Percentage59%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students56
    • Part-time Percentage84%
    • Full-time Percentage16%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino16%
    • Black / African American12%
    • White / Caucasian59%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student11%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty17
    • Full-time Percentage94%
    • Part-time Percentage6%
    • Female Percentage41%
    • Male Percentage59%

Location & Contact

Department of Political Science

College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Sam Houston State University

Huntsville, TX 77341
United States

Dr. Tamara Waggener

Chair

Phone: 936-294-1466
Fax: 936-294-4172
Email: pol_taw@shsu.edu

Dr. Heather Evans

Advisor

Phone: 936-294-3378
Fax: 936-294-4172
Email: hke002@shsu.edu


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