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What will I learn?

The political science curriculum is divided into five subfields: formal models and methodology, political theory, American politics, international relations, and comparative politics.

Program Requirements

30 credits are required in the major.

6 credits are required outside the major.

24 thesis credits are required.

This program may be completed with a minor.

Use of 4xxx courses towards program requirements is not permitted.

A minimum GPA of 3.30 is required for students to remain in good standing.

Research methodology requirement—students must demonstrate one of the following: a) high proficiency in one foreign language; b) high proficiency in research methodology; c) low proficiency in two foreign languages; d) low proficiency in one foreign language and low proficiency in research methodology.

Intake: Fall and Spring

Which department am I in?

College of Liberal Arts

Study options

Full Time (60 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$27,612.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected January 2023

Venue

College of Liberal Arts

215 Johnston Hall,

101 Pleasant Street SE,

MINNEAPOLIS,

Minnesota,

55455, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Anyone who has or will obtain a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in the U.S. or a comparable degree from an officially recognized college or university outside the U.S. may apply for graduate admission. The preferred undergraduate GPA for admittance to the program is 3.40.

For international students

Anyone who has or will obtain a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in the U.S. or a comparable degree from an officially recognized college or university outside the U.S. may apply for graduate admission.

English Language Proficiency Requirements: TOEFL iBT – Total Score: 79; Writing Subscore: 21; Reading Subscore: 19; IELTS Academic – Total Score: 6.5; Writing Subscore: 6.5; Reading Subscore: 6.5; Pearson Test of Academic English (PTE Academic) – Total Score: 59; Writing Subscrore: 59; Reading Subscore: 59; Cambridge Assessment English (CAE) C1 Advanced – Total Score: 180; Writing Subscore: 180; Reading Subscore: 180.

The application deadline is December 15.

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About University of Minnesota

UMN is one of the United States’ top public research institutions, where students gain a world-class education on a historic campus in a vibrant city.

  • 150+ undergraduate and 200+ graduate programs
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  • World-class academics and close personal support throughout
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