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University of Missouri-Kansas City

Department of Political Science

Kansas City, MO

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University of Missouri-Kansas City

Overview

University of Missouri–Kansas City / Department of Political Science is located in Kansas City, MO, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10
Applied
3
Accepted
2
Enrolled
30%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
50
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st April 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, course work in political science, 2 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, MA in political science or related area, writing sample

International Students

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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

3
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 33.33%

Gender

Male (66%)
Female (33%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 3
Male (6)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Sex and gender, Chinese politics, voting behavior, politics of Presidency and social security, public law
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 5100 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO  64110-2499
United States
Contact Dr. Elizabeth Vonnahme
Chair
Email: vonnehmeb@umkc.edu
Phone: 816-235-5844
Fax: 816-235-5594

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