Bachelor On Campus

Political Science

Saint Cloud State University

48 months
17432 USD/year
9848 USD/year
8891 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Students in the Political Science program at Saint Cloud State University learn how governments and political parties influence policies and practices around the world. You'll study the role voters, nonvoters and polling play in political and government decision-making. 


Through a range of core courses at the Political Science program at Saint Cloud State University, you'll get a local and global perspective on government, international relations and political theory. 

Your internship and campus activities and organizations will give you a chance to put what you learn into practice. As a political science graduate you'll have options for work in government, law or education.

Program Highlights

  • Honors Program provides opportunity for an independent senior honors project to students who have a 3.5 political science grade point average (GPA) and 3.25 coursework GPA.
  • Practical experience in congressional offices, political campaigns, law offices and with Minnesota legislators or various national, state, and local agencies that often leads to permanent positions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Political Ideas and Institutions
  • American National Government
  • Political Science Research Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National applications are accepted and acted upon until the enrollment class is full.


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete an application
  • Submit your secondary school grade reports
  • If applicable, submit your international university transcripts
  • If applicable, submit your U. S. transcripts
  • Provide proof of English proficiency
  • Provide financial documentation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17432 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17432 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9848 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9848 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8891 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8891 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Saint Cloud

900 - 1400 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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