B.Sc. On Campus

Political Science

University of Georgia

48 months
28830 USD/year
28830 USD/year
9790 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Political Science at the University of Georgia offers students interested in government, politics and policy an academic program focused on the methods and theory of research in the discipline. 


Students in the Political Science program at the University of Georgia develop analytical and data-focused skills through an advanced research methods sequence, courses in political theory, and rigorous quantitative requirements, as well as rich content on politics, legal and constitutional issues, and policy studies.

The Department’s faculty have won every teaching award that the University of Georgia has to offer, and is widely known on campus to provide an extremely high level of excellence in classroom instruction and student engagement.

Job Market and Career Outcomes Survey

  • A major in political science provides valuable knowledge and skills needed in many occupations.  
  • Leaders and professionals in business, nonprofit, and government organizations often work with political and governmental agencies and institutions as a major part of their responsibilities.  
  • Many of these organizations are involved in international activities or even have an international focus. The Career Center assists students with job hunting, resume writing, interviewing techniques, and other important matters.  
  • It also sponsors job fairs and employer interview sessions.  Students should begin working with the Career Center as early as possible.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • American Government
  • Political Science
  • Political Theory
  • Research Methods in Political Science
  • Electoral Behavior
  • Lobbying and Lobby Influence

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Fee
  • Transcript from your graduating high school
  • SAT/ACT scores
  • Secondary School Report/Counselor Recommendation
  • Teacher/Other Letter of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    28830 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14415 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    28830 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14415 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    9790 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4895 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Athens

720 - 1170 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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