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University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Department of Political Science

Lincoln, NE

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Overview

University of Nebraska–Lincoln / Department of Political Science is located in Lincoln, NE, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Political science
Master of Arts (MA) Political science
(Graduate Certificate) Public policy analysis

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 2

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Writing sample
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

49
Total Graduate Students
22%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.04%
Black or African American 2.04%
White or Caucasian 65%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 8.16%

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 0
Male (13)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Public policy; comparative politics; international relations; political theory, behavior, and methodology; American politics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 14th and R Streets
Lincoln, NE  68588
United States
Contact Dr. John Comer
Chair
Phone: 402-472-2343

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