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Emory University

Department of Political Science

Atlanta, GA

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Emory University

Overview

Emory University / Department of Political Science is located in Atlanta, GA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 3

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

122
Applied
17
Accepted
8
Enrolled
14%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 3rd January 3rd Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
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

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 3
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

38
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
97%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.26%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.89%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 5.26%

Gender

Male (47%)
Female (52%)

Faculty

37
Total faculty
Full-time - 30
Part-time - 7
Male (28)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Post-Soviet politics, comparative politics, international politics, judicial politics and methodology, American national political institutions
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 201 Dowman Drive
Atlanta, GA  30322-1100
United States
Contact Prof. Dan Reiter
Chair
Email: dreiter@emory.edu
Phone: 404-727-6572
Fax: 404-727-4586