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University of Pittsburgh

PhD Program in Public and International Affairs

Pittsburgh, PA

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University of Pittsburgh

Overview

University of Pittsburgh / PhD Program in Public and International Affairs is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) International affairs
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) International development
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public policy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public administration

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or GMAT
Thesis Required
Mid-term evaluation, preliminary exam, annual review

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

69
Applied
9
Accepted
8
Enrolled
13%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE or GMAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements 2 letters of recommendation, resume, undergraduate transcripts, personal statement, writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

33
Total Graduate Students
36%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.06%
Black or African American 3.03%
White or Caucasian 39%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 9.09%

Gender

Male (66%)
Female (33%)

Faculty

44
Total faculty
Full-time - 30
Part-time - 14
Male (28)
Female (16)

Research

Focus of faculty research: International development, international affairs, public policy, public administration
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,557,053

Location & Contact

Address 3601 Posvar Hall
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Dr. John Keeler
Dean
Email: gspia@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-648-7605
Fax: 412-648-7601

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