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Northwestern University

Department of Political Science

Evanston, IL

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Overview

Northwestern University / Department of Political Science is located in Evanston, IL.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Juris Doctor/Doctor of Philosophy (JD/PhD)

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 30th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Sample of written work
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Sample of written work

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 31
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Research

Focus of faculty research: Formal theory/formal political economy, political economy of development/state-business relations, labor market institutions and welfare policy, public opinion and political behavior, feminist political theory
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 633 Clark Street
Evanston, IL  60208
United States
Contact James Farr
Chair
Email: james-farr@northwestern.edu
Phone: 847-491-2643