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Georgia State University

Department of Political Science

Atlanta, GA

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Overview

Georgia State University / Department of Political Science is located in Atlanta, GA, 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 14
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

88
Applied
65
Accepted
28
Enrolled
74%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits

Student Body

91
Total Graduate Students
24%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
75%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.1%
Black or African American 15.38%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.3%
Unknown 2.2%

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (51%)

Faculty

26
Total faculty
Full-time - 26
Part-time - 0
Male (18)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Political behavior and attitudes, judicial politics and policymaking, comparative democratization, international governance, national and international political institutions and structures
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 33 Gilmer Street
Atlanta, GA  30302-3083
United States
Contact Dr. Carrie Manning
Chair
Email: cmanning2@gsu.edu
Phone: 404-413-6162
Fax: 404-413-6156