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Stony Brook University, State University of New York

Department of Political Science

Stony Brook, NY

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Stony Brook University, State University of New York

Overview

Stony Brook University, State University of New York / Department of Political Science is located in Stony Brook, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Political science
Master of Arts (MA) Public policy and urban development
Master of Arts in Public Policy (MAPP) Public policy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Political science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 45
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

96
Applied
63
Accepted
37
Enrolled
66%

Applying

100
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported No
Spring deadline October 1st Not reported 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 IBT score: 90

Student Body

78
Total Graduate Students
21%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.85%
Black or African American 5.13%
White or Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 8.97%

Gender

Male (57%)
Female (42%)

Faculty

28
Total faculty
Full-time - 19
Part-time - 9
Male (19)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Public opinion, political methodology, political science, political parties, political behavior
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
22,173

Location & Contact

Address Nicolls Road
Stony Brook, NY  11794
United States
Contact Dr. Matthew Lebo
Chair
Email: matthew.lebo@stonybrook.edu
Phone: 631-632-7554
Fax: 631-632-4116

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