76
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus / Department of Political Science is located in Minneapolis, MN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 8

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

Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
1 foreign language or statistics

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

173
Applied
27
Accepted
8
Enrolled
16%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Recommended

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

Student Body

76
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
89%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.63%
Black or African American 2.63%
White or Caucasian 55%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.63%
Asian 5.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.63%

Gender

Male (59%)
Female (40%)

Faculty

32
Total faculty
Full-time (31)
Part-time (1)
Male (20)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: American politics, comparative politics, international relations, political theory, research methodology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
84,173

Location & Contact

Address 1414 Social Sciences Building
267 19th Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN  55455
United States
Contact Joan C. Tronto
Chair
Email: jctronto@umn.edu
Phone: 612-624-4144
Fax: 612-626-7599