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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Political Science

Madison, WI

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Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / Department of Political Science is located in Madison, WI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 14
Doctoral Degrees 16

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

202
Applied
55
Accepted
21
Enrolled
27%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

93
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.38%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 83%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (66%)
Female (33%)

Faculty

40
Total faculty
Full-time - 40
Part-time - 0
Male (30)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Comparative politics, American politics, international relations, political theory, political methodology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,676,600

Location & Contact

Address 500 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI  53706-1380
United States
Contact Mark Beissinger
Phone: 608-262-1234