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University of Pittsburgh

Department of Political Science

Pittsburgh, PA

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Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Department of Political Science is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Arts (MA)

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 Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

101
Applied
17
Accepted
11
Enrolled
17%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 8th January 8th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum QPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 90

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits

Student Body

54
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 18.52%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 59%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 22.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (64%)
Female (35%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 0
Male (13)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
223,268

Location & Contact

Address 4600 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Dr. Steven Finkel
Chair
Email: finkel@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-648-7290

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