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Political Science, B.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

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Our Political Science program at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania provides excellent preparation for law school. Students can take advantage of the many resources at the Diehl Center for Law, combine political science with other high impact programs such as our popular minor in legal studies, and take a number of law-related courses within political science, including constitutional law, international law, and the judicial process.

Enhance your communication and critical thinking skills by participating in one or more of our student clubs, including the award-winning Forensics Team, the Political Science Student Association (POSSA), and Model United Nations (MUN).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • United States Government
  • Introduction to International Relations
  • Political Science Research
  • Nations, States and Governments
  • Development of Political Thought
  • President and Congress
  • Constitutional Law
  • Judicial Process
  • State and Local Government
  • Public Policy
  • International Law and Organization

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    65

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Complete International Undergraduate Application, which allows you to apply as an international student. 
  • An application fee of $60 is required for international applicants.
  • An Official English Language Test (TOEFL or IELTS) 
  • Official Transcripts Official transcripts from a high school or other secondary school in English are required and must have the official seal of the institution.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11380 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    22760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11380 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    10956 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5478 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Bloomsburg

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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