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University of Rochester

Department of Political Science

Rochester, NY

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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

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 9

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
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Prospectus defense

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

91
Applied
30
Accepted
9
Enrolled
33%

Applying

60
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 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

Application deadlines for financial awards January 10
Types of financial support available Fellowships

Student Body

40
Total Graduate Students
65%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 20%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 7.5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.5%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

25
Total faculty
Full-time - 25
Part-time - 0
Male (19)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Democratic political institutions, positive political theory, comparative politics, political methodology, social choice theory
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
100,764

Location & Contact

Address 333 Harkness Hall
Rochester, NY  14627
United States
Contact John Duggan
Chair
Email: john.duggan@rochester.edu
Phone: 585-275-4999

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