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Washington State University

School of Politics, Philosophy and Public Affairs

Pullman, WA

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Overview

Washington State University / School of Politics, Philosophy and Public Affairs is located in Pullman, WA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Political science
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public affairs
(Graduate Certificate) Bioethics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Political science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12
Doctoral Degrees 2
Other Advanced Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required
Oral exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral exam, written exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

52
Applied
28
Accepted
16
Enrolled
54%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st July 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

48
Total Graduate Students
31%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
68%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.42%
Black or African American 2.08%
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.08%
Asian 2.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.08%
Unknown 6.25%

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Political psychology and image theory, grass roots environmental policy, federal juvenile policy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 644880
Pullman, WA  99164-4880
United States
Contact Dr. Thomas Preston
Professor/Director
Email: tpreston@wsu.edu
Phone: 509-335-5225
Fax: 509-335-7990