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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Department of Political Science

Chapel Hill, NC

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Overview

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill / Department of Political Science is located in Chapel Hill, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate) Latin American studies
Master of Arts (MA) Political science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Political science
Master of Arts (MA) Trans-Atlantic studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11
Doctoral Degrees 7

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

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

185
Applied
39
Accepted
21%

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 January 1st Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 recommended
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

94
Total Graduate Students
6%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.32%
Black or African American 7.45%
White or Caucasian 78%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Location & Contact

Address Chapel Hill, NC  27599
United States
Contact Dr. Jonathan Hartlyn
Phone: 919-962-2211

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