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Clemson University

PhD Program in Policy Studies

Clemson, SC

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Overview

Clemson University / PhD Program in Policy Studies is located in Clemson, SC, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1
Applied
1
Accepted
100%

Applying

80
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th May 1st No
Spring deadline December 15th October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, unofficial transcripts, biographical statement, statement of interest

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$17,272
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

30
Total Graduate Students
30%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
70%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 20%

Gender

Male (70%)
Female (30%)

Faculty

5
Total faculty
Full-time - 5
Part-time - 0
Male (3)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Public issues, public policy making, public policy analysis
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Department of Political Science
232 Brackett Hall
Clemson, SC  29634
United States
Contact Dr. Bruce Ransom II
Program Chair
Email: bii@clemson.edu
Phone: 864-656-0214

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