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University of California, Irvine

Department of Political Science

Irvine, CA

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Overview

University of California, Irvine / Department of Political Science is located in Irvine, CA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Political sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Political psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public choice

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 10

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
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

89
Applied
36
Accepted
19
Enrolled
40%

Applying

105
Application Fee - Domestic
125
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

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 March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

60
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
98%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.67%
Black or African American 5%
White or Caucasian 40%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 13.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 8.33%
Unknown 3.33%

Gender

Male (68%)
Female (31%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Political behavior, political economy, international relations
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Irvine, CA  92697
United States
Contact Jeffrey Kopstein
Chair
Email: kopstein@uci.edu
Phone: 949-824-4012