34
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Simon Fraser University / Department of Political Science is located in Burnaby, BC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Thesis Alternate accepted
Field exams
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

68
Applied
26
Accepted
13
Enrolled
38%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
125
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 (on scale of 4.33) or 3.33 based on last 60 credits of undergraduate courses
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5 (on scale of 4.33)
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended TOEFL Paper score: 580
TOEFL IBT score: 93
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7
TWE: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

34
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (55%)
Female (44%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time (17)
Part-time (0)
Male (14)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Political theory and methodology, Canadian politics, comparative politics, international relations, urban politics, public policy, and public administration
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC  V5A 1S6
Canada
Contact Dr. Genevieve Johnson
Graduate Chair
Email: pol-gradchair@sfu.ca
Phone: 778-782-3145
Fax: 778-782-4786