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The University of Kansas

Department of Political Science

Lawrence, KS

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Overview

The University of Kansas / Department of Political Science is located in Lawrence, KS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy/Master of Arts (PhD/MA)
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

33
Applied
24
Accepted
7
Enrolled
73%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
85
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, curriculum vitae, transcripts, personal statement
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts, personal statement, curriculum vitae

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 7
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

42
Total Graduate Students
11%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
88%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.38%
Black or African American 2.38%
White or Caucasian 69%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.38%
Asian 4.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.38%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (59%)
Female (40%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Latino politics, gender politics, Middle East and North African politics, American politics/voting behavior, environmental policy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 504 Blake Hall
1541 Lilac Lane
Lawrence, KS  66045
United States
Contact Don Haider-Markel
Chair
Email: dhmarkel@ku.edu
Phone: 785-864-9034