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Political Science

Binghamton University

48 months
24660 USD/year
24660 USD/year
7270 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Political Science is one of Binghamton University's most popular majors. Students take courses in American politics, political theory, comparative politics and international relations. 


The core courses address various topics in American or comparative political systems and institutions, international conflict and civil war, repression and foreign policy.

Besides a Political Science degree, Binghamton University students can pursue concentrations in politics and law or global and international affairs.

Internships, research opportunities and more

The department has formal ties with three internship programs: the SUNY Brockport Washington Program, the New York Assembly Session Internship and the New York State Senate Undergraduate Sessions Assistant Program. Students have interned in places such as the Binghamton offices of U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton and U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer; the Binghamton office of New York State Sen. Thomas Libous; the Broome County District Attorney’s office; offices of the Democratic and Republican parties; several county executives' offices across the state; private law firms; and political campaigns at the local, state and national level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intro To Comparative Politics 
  • Introduction to World Politics 
  • Intro To American Politics 
For more information, please visit the program website.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


126 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit Your Transcript
  • Complete the Test-Optional Form
  • Submit One Teacher/Counselor Recommendation
  • Demonstrate English Proficiency
  • Submit Financial Support Documents

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24660 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24660 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    24660 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24660 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7270 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7270 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Binghamton

910 - 1984 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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