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Accelerator program - Political Science (Urban Politics) (BA), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #201 (ARWU) , IL,
Accelerator program - Political Science (Urban Politics) (BA) from University of Illinois at Chicago is one of the central disciplines in a liberal arts education and provides an excellent basis for careers in government, law, journalism, business, and teaching. 


The UIC Department of Political Science  offers you opportunities to do internships, become proficient in statistical analysis and research methods, and learn about practical politics and other forms of civic engagement.

The program

Situated in Chicago, we have a unique unique laboratory available to study urban politics as well as the duty to provide information for use by government, public interest organizations, civic groups and the greater urban community. 

To this end, we offer a Concentration in Urban Politics that is satisfied by the course requirements to earn a BA with a Major in Political Science, Accelerator program - Political Science (Urban Politics) (BA) from University of Illinois at Chicago.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Political Theory
  • Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • Introduction to International Relations
  • Scope of Political Science
  • Introduction to Urban Politics

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • Completed application form
  • Your secondary school transcript and a certified English translation if your original transcript is not in English
  • If you have graduated already, include your secondary school diploma and a certified English translation if your original diploma is not in English

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24804 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24805 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • 2 Semesters: $24,805–$32,000 (USD)
  • 3 Semesters: $40,000 (USD)

Living costs for Chicago

  • 1297 - 2500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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