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The University of Texas at Dallas

Program in Public Policy and Political Economy

Richardson, TX

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The University of Texas at Dallas

Overview

The University of Texas at Dallas / Program in Public Policy and Political Economy is located in Richardson, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Policy (MPP) Public policy
Master of Science (MS) Social data analytics and research
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public policy and political economy
Master of Science (MS) International political economy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 21
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

69
Applied
36
Accepted
22
Enrolled
52%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th May 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 15th September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in upper-level course work in field
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in upper-level course work in field

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 30
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

79
Total Graduate Students
41%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
58%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.66%
Black or African American 10.13%
White or Caucasian 39%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 10.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.27%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 1
Male (12)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Ethnicity, community and local public good provision; community mental health policy; Texas Schools Project; biological and chemical arms control; cross-disciplinary applications of quantitative methodology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 800 West Campbell Road
Mailstop GR31
Richardson, TX  75080
United States
Contact Dr. Jennifer Holmes
Program Head
Email: jholmes@utdallas.edu
Phone: 972-883-6843
Fax: 972-883-6297