48 months
25776 USD/year
25776 USD/year
8934 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Political Science majors at the University of Mississippi conduct policy analysis and study political actors and organizations within the context of American government and politics, comparative government and politics, and international relations. 


The department offers optional emphases in Campaigns & Elections, International Conflict & Cooperation, Politics of Developing Countries, or Law & Courts.

Political Science majors from University of Mississippi gain a broad understanding of the political world as well as skills in analysis, judgment, problem solving, social science methodology, writing, and persuasion. The Haley Barbour Center for American Politics provides networking opportunities for students.


A liberal arts education prepares graduates to deal with complexity and change. They gain key skills in communication, problem-solving, and working with diverse groups. 

Related careers in Political Science include policy research, government, business, survey analysis, marketing research, lobbying, law, military, education, and public relations.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • American Politics
  • Comparative Politics 
  • International Relations 
  • Political Science Methods
  • Voting and Political Participation
  • Public Opinion and Political Psychology
  • Political Parties and Interest Groups
  • Political Communication
  • Applied Politics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Successful candidates are encouraged to apply early, as admission is granted on a rolling basis until the university reaches capacity.


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application
    • Six-semester transcript
    • Official standardized test scores (ACT or SAT)
    • Senior course schedule

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25776 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25776 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    25776 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25776 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8934 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8934 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Oxford

850 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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