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Texas Tech University

Department of Political Science

Lubbock, TX

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Overview

Texas Tech University / Department of Political Science is located in Lubbock, TX.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Administration (JD/MPA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Political science
Master of Arts (MA) Political science
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public administration

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 20
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

58
Applied
36
Accepted
17
Enrolled
62%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st January 15th Yes
Spring deadline September 1st June 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of reference
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of reference

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

75
Total Graduate Students
33%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
66%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.67%
Black or African American 5.33%
White or Caucasian 56%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.33%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (57%)
Female (42%)

Faculty

33
Total faculty
Full-time - 33
Part-time - 0
Male (26)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: State politics, American institutions and behavior, Asian politics, international and comparative political relations and economics, public administration and organizations
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
76,298

Location & Contact

Address Box 41015
Lubbock, TX  79409
United States
Contact Dr. Timothy Nokken
Department Chairperson
Email: timothy.nokken@ttu.edu
Phone: 806-834-2988
Fax: 806-742-0850