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University of Florida

Department of Political Science

Gainesville, FL

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Overview

University of Florida / Department of Political Science is located in Gainesville, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
Master of Arts (MA) International relations
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) International relations
Master of Arts (MA) Public affairs
Master of Arts (MA) Political science
(Certificate) Public affairs
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Political science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Educational policy
Master of Arts (MA) Political campaigning
Master of Arts (MA) International development policy and administration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Tropical conservation and development
(Certificate) International development policy and administration
Master of Arts (MA) Tropical conservation and development
(Certificate) Political campaigning

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 22
Doctoral Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum score: 308 combined verbal/quantitative)
Varies
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Alternate accepted
Internship (for some programs)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum score: 308 combined verbal/quantitative)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

91
Applied
61
Accepted
26
Enrolled
67%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum score: 308 combined verbal/quantitative)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum score: 308 combined verbal/quantitative)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

122
Total Graduate Students
27%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.56%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 54%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 6.56%

Gender

Male (58%)
Female (41%)

Faculty

31
Total faculty
Male (21)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: American electoral politics and political institutions, comparative democratization and development, theories of international relation, and political theory
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
135,889

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 117325
Gainesville, FL  32611
United States
Contact Ido Oren PhD
Professor and Chair
Email: oren@ufl.edu
Phone: 352-273-2393
Fax: 352-392-8127

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