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Suffolk University

Department of Government

Boston, MA

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Suffolk University

Overview

Suffolk University / Department of Government is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Administration/Master of Science in Political Science (MPA/MSPS)
Master of Science in Political Science (MSPS) International relations
Master of Science in Political Science (MSPS) Professional politics
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) Professional politics
Master of Science in Political Science (MSPS) Political science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

33
Applied
27
Accepted
12
Enrolled
82%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th March 15th Yes
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Master's Degree Requirements 2 letters of recommendation, resume

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

22
Total Graduate Students
18%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.09%
Black or African American 9.09%
White or Caucasian 54%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 9.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 6
Part-time - 4
Male (8)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Political marketing, social movements and political parties, election administration, urban resilience, the regulatory state
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 8 Ashburton Place
Boston, MA  02108-2770
United States
Contact Rachel Cobb
Department Chair
Email: rcobb@suffolk.edu
Phone: 617-305-6380

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