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Michigan State University

Department of Political Science

East Lansing, MI

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Overview

Michigan State University / Department of Political Science is located in East Lansing, MI, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Political science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Political science
Master of Public Policy (MPP) Public policy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 19
Doctoral Degrees 4

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Practicum
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Presentation of dissertation

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

126
Applied
43
Accepted
34%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

78
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
89%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.56%
Black or African American 5.13%
White or Caucasian 55%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.28%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.56%

Gender

Male (61%)
Female (38%)

Faculty

31
Total faculty
Full-time - 31
Part-time - 0
Male (25)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
419,116

Location & Contact

Address East Lansing, MI  48824
United States
Contact Dr. Richard C. Hula
Chairperson
Email: rhula@msu.edu
Phone: 517-355-6590
Fax: 517-432-1091