B.A. On Campus

Political Science

Providence College

48 months
54250 USD/year
54250 USD/year
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Why Study Political Science at Providence College? To be human is to be political. So claimed Aristotle, who stated that human beings are, by nature, the “political animal.” 


Political science is the systematic study of political institutions, ideas, identities, events, and behaviors. As such, political science seeks to understand collective power — specifically, how and by whom such power is acquired, exercised, and challenged.

Key facts:

Students who major in Political Science at Providence College examine politics in a variety of contexts and from a variety of perspectives, both domestic and international. Graduates of the program find that a degree in political science from PC opens doors to a wide range of careers in the public and private sectors. The major also enables our students to become engaged and responsible citizens of their communities.  

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • The American Presidency  
  • Law and Society  
  • Environmental Politics  
  • Human Rights 
  • Comparative Revolutions
  • Democratic Theory  

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

  • School Report and school transcript(s)/Leaving Certificates/Predicted scores
  • Recommendations
  • Application Essay
  • Standardized Test Scores
  • Academic and Disciplinary Standing

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    54250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 54250 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    54250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 54250 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for North Providence

1000 - 1500 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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