Bellingham, WA
location
Public
type
Small
setting
39%
61%
student ratio
18
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
12%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Political Science Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 2
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

12% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 16
    • Accepted 2
    • Acceptance Rate 12
    • Enrolled 9
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline October 1st Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline February 1st Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 semester hours or last 90 quarter hours
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 567 paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 15
    • Types of financial support availableTeaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students18
    • Female Percentage39%
    • Male Percentage61%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students18
    • Part-time Percentage39%
    • Full-time Percentage61%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian56%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races26%
    • Unknown or International Student6%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty12
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Percentage58%
    • Male Percentage42%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchElections, environment, identity, international relations
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Political Science

College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Western Washington University

516 High Street
Bellingham, WA 98225-5996
United States

Dr. Sara Weir

Dr. Vernon Johnson


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