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University of Missouri-St. Louis

Department of Political Science

St. Louis, MO

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University of Missouri-St. Louis

Overview

University of Missouri–St. Louis / Department of Political Science is located in St. Louis, MO, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) American politics
Master of Arts (MA) Comparative politics
Master of Arts (MA) Urban and regional politics
Master of Arts (MA) Political process and behavior
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Political science
Master of Arts (MA) Public administration and public policy
Master of Arts (MA) International politics

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
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10
Applied
8
Accepted
7
Enrolled
80%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
40
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Yes
Winter deadline October 15th October 15th No
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 2 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

53
Total Graduate Students
39%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
60%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.89%
Black or African American 18.87%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 9.43%

Gender

Male (62%)
Female (37%)

Faculty

24
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 9
Male (17)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Public policy, urban politics and administration, American government
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address One University Boulevard
St. Louis, MO  63121
United States
Contact Dave Robertson
Chairperson
Phone: 314-516-5521
Fax: 314-516-7236