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The University of Akron

Department of Political Science

Akron, OH

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The University of Akron

Overview

The University of Akron / Department of Political Science is located in Akron, OH, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Applied Politics (MAP)
Master of Arts (MA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Applied Politics (JD/MAP)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 15

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

25
Applied
24
Accepted
10
Enrolled
96%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st April 1st No
Spring deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, three letters of recommendation (two of which must be from faculty members), statement of purpose

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

29
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 13.79%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (68%)
Female (31%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 8
Male (15)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Public opinion and public policy, international/comparative politics, the politics of criminal justice, conflict management
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
139,335

Location & Contact

Address 302 Buchtel Common
Akron, OH  44325
United States
Contact Dr. Nancy Marion
Department Chair
Email: nmarion@uakron.edu
Phone: 330-972-5551

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