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Florida Atlantic University

Department of Political Science

Boca Raton, FL

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Overview

Florida Atlantic University / Department of Political Science is located in Boca Raton, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Alternate accepted

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

17
Applied
10
Accepted
8
Enrolled
59%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st February 15th No
Spring deadline November 1st July 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 during last 60 hours of course work

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 61
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 16
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

26
Total Graduate Students
26%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
73%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 34.62%
Black or African American 11.54%
White or Caucasian 42%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 11.54%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 0
Male (12)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Public policy, comparative policy affecting women, Congress, international system, urban policy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL  33431-0991
United States
Contact Dr. Kevin K. Wagner
Chair
Email: kwagne15@fau.edu
Phone: 561-297-3211