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University of Louisville

Department of Political Science

Louisville, KY

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Overview

University of Louisville / Department of Political Science is located in Louisville, KY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Digital politics
Master of Arts (MA) Political science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

18
Applied
15
Accepted
11
Enrolled
83%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th July 15th No
Spring deadline November 15th November 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or 3.2 in final two years of undergraduate study

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

14
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 7.14%
White or Caucasian 78%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 14.29%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (78%)
Female (21%)

Faculty

25
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 5
Male (15)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: American politics, public policy, international relations, comparative politics, Internet and politics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
397,905

Location & Contact

Address 2301 South Third Street
Louisville, KY  40292-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Jasmine Farrier
Professor/Chair
Email: j.farrier@louisville.edu
Phone: 502-852-3310
Fax: 502-852-7923

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