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Loyola University Chicago

Department of Political Science

Chicago, IL

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Overview

Loyola University Chicago / Department of Political Science is located in Chicago, IL.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Global politics
Master of Arts (MA) Political science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

32
Applied
17
Accepted
5
Enrolled
53%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st June 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

20
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 5%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (60%)
Female (40%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 19
Part-time - 0
Male (14)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: American elections, parties and political institutions; comparative politics; foreign policy analysis; international relations theory; modern and contemporary political thought
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Coffey Hall
1032 West Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL  60660
United States
Contact Prof. Peter Sanchez
Graduate Program Director
Email: psanche@luc.edu
Phone: 773-508-8658
Fax: 773-508-3131