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St. John's University

Department of Government and Politics

Queens, NY

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Overview

St. John's University / Department of Government and Politics is located in Queens, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts/Master of Science (MA/MS)
Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
Master of Arts (MA) Government and politics Government and politics
Advanced Certificate (Adv C) Government and politics International law and diplomacy
Advanced Certificate (Adv C) Government and politics Public administration

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 25
Other Advanced Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

85
Applied
66
Accepted
28
Enrolled
78%

Applying

70
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, transcripts, resume, personal statement

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

57
Total Graduate Students
31%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
68%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 22.81%
Black or African American 29.82%
White or Caucasian 29%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.75%
Asian 1.75%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 7.02%
Unknown 5.26%

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (59%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 5
Male (9)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Presidential leadership, morality and politics, U.S. foreign policy, U.S. national security policy, NY state and local government and politics, state building and social policy, public opinion, campaigns and elections, education politics, North African politics, energy and European Union politics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY  11439
United States
Contact Dr. Fred Pompeo Cocozzelli
Chair
Email: cocozzef@stjohns.edu
Phone: 718-990-5267