43
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Department of Political Science

Overview

University of Rochester / Department of Political Science is located in Rochester, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 5

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 General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Prospectus defense

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

112
Applied
19
Accepted
5
Enrolled
17%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 7th January 7th No

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Three letters of recommendation, personal statement, transcripts, writing sample
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 8
Types of financial support available Fellowships

Student Body

43
Total Graduate Students
6%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
93%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.65%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 27%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.98%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.33%
Unknown 4.65%

Gender

Male (58%)
Female (41%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time (22)
Part-time (0)
Male (17)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Democratic political institutions, positive political theory, comparative politics, political methodology, social choice theory
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
86,777

Location & Contact

Address 333 Harkness Hall
Rochester, NY  14627
United States
Contact Gerald Gamm
Chair
Email: gerald.gamm@rochester.edu
Phone: 585-275-8573