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Marquette University

Department of Political Science

Milwaukee, WI

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Overview

Marquette University / Department of Political Science is located in Milwaukee, WI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts/Master of Business Administration (MA/MBA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
Master of Arts (MA) International affairs
Master of Arts (MA) Political science
Master of Arts (MA) Public service

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 16

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
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

32
Applied
25
Accepted
25
Enrolled
78%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Official transcripts from all current and previous colleges/universities except Marquette, three letters of recommendation, statement of purpose

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 530

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

27
Total Graduate Students
18%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
81%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.11%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.7%
Unknown 14.81%

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (51%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 6
Male (14)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Public opinion and electoral behavior, public policy analysis, Congress and the Presidency, judicial behavior, political system transitions
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
617

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI  53201-1881
United States
Contact Dr. Lowell Barrington
Chair
Phone: 414-288-5234

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