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University of Michigan

Department of Political Science

Ann Arbor, MI

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Overview

University of Michigan / Department of Political Science is located in Ann Arbor, MI.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social work and political science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Political science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Political science and public policy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 27

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 Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral defense of dissertation, preliminary exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

442
Applied
37
Accepted
21
Enrolled
8%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

118
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.08%
Black or African American 4.24%
White or Caucasian 45%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.39%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.69%
Unknown 3.39%

Gender

Male (56%)
Female (43%)

Faculty

54
Total faculty
Full-time - 48
Part-time - 6
Male (33)
Female (21)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Political theory; American politics; world politics; comparative politics; research methods; law, courts, and politics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 5700 Haven Hall, 505 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI  48109-1045
United States
Contact Nancy Burns
Chair
Phone: 734-764-6313
Fax: 734-764-3522