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University of Washington

Department of Political Science

Seattle, WA

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University of Washington

Overview

University of Washington / Department of Political Science is located in Seattle, WA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
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? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

185
Applied
49
Accepted
26%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

82
Total Graduate Students
23%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.44%
Black or African American 1.22%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.66%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 10.98%

Gender

Male (60%)
Female (39%)

Faculty

44
Total faculty
Full-time - 29
Part-time - 15
Male (33)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: American politics, comparative politics, international relations, political theory, political economy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Seattle, WA  98195
United States
Contact Prof. Stephen J. Majeski
Phone: 206-543-2100

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