81
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of Illinois at Springfield / Department of Political Science is located in Springfield, IL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Comprehensive exam, participant/observer case study, or thesis

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

64
Applied
31
Accepted
19
Enrolled
48%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 61

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards November 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

81
Total Graduate Students
75%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
24%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.94%
Black or African American 8.64%
White or Caucasian 86%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (59%)
Female (40%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time (7)
Part-time (2)
Male (5)
Female (4)

Location & Contact

Address One University Plaza
Springfield, IL  62703-5407
United States
Contact Dr. John Transue
Program Administrator
Email: jtran8@uis.edu
Phone: 217-206-6535