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University of Oklahoma

Department of Political Science

Norman, OK

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Overview

University of Oklahoma / Department of Political Science is located in Norman, OK, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Political science
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public administration General
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public administration Public management
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public administration Public policy
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public administration Nonprofit management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Political science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 23

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
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
36 hours
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
90 hours

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

51
Applied
30
Accepted
24
Enrolled
59%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Purpose statement, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation (for MA)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Purpose statement, writing sample, three letters of recommendation

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards June 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

126
Total Graduate Students
56%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
43%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.14%
Black or African American 6.35%
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.97%
Asian 2.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.79%
Two or more races 3.97%
Unknown 1.59%

Gender

Male (46%)
Female (53%)

Faculty

34
Total faculty
Full-time - 34
Part-time - 0
Male (23)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: American and comparative politics; public administration and policy; international relations; political theory and research methods
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,251,372

Location & Contact

Address 455 West Lindsey
Room 205 DAHT
Norman, OK  73019
United States
Contact Prof. Scott Robinson
Chair
Email: pscgradprog@ou.edu
Phone: 405-325-2061
Fax: 405-325-0718