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University of Chicago

Department of Political Science

Chicago, IL

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University of Chicago

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 16
Doctoral Degrees 13

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
Exam, qualifying paper

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

458
Applied
37
Accepted
13
Enrolled
8%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, transcripts, resume or curriculum vitae, writing sample (dependent on department)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 104
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

109
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.01%
Black or African American 12.84%
White or Caucasian 33%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.67%
Unknown 1.83%

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Political philosophy, international political economy, strategic studies, public policy and race relations, comparative politics (China, Middle East, Soviet Union, Africa, India, Japan)
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 5828 South University Avenue
Chicago, IL  60637
United States
Contact William Howell
Professor
Email: whowell@uchicago.edu
Phone: 773-702-8058