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Political Science

University of Wisconsin La Crosse

48 months
18101 USD/year
18130 USD/year
9310 USD/year
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Political Science from University of Wisconsin La Crosse introduces you to the study of governments, policies, institutions, and the behavior of participants in the political world.


At Political Science from University of Wisconsin La Crosse students will learn how to examine political structures both inside and outside government with the goal of better understanding how they function, and the ways in which they change the world over time. The study of political science includes four subfields of specialization: American government and politics, international relations, comparative politics, and political theory.


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Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • American Presidency
  • International Relations
  • Legislative Process
  • Wisconsin Government and Politics
  • Politics and the Media
  • Political Parties
  • Judicial Process
  • Political Language and Communications
  • Interest Group Politics
  • Identity Politics
  • Public Opinion and Political Behavior
  • Campaigns and Elections
  • Powers of Government
  • The First Amendment
  • Racial, Gender and Targeted Group Discrimination
  • Constitutional Law
  • Rights of the Accused
  • Right to Life

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • National applications after 1st February will be considered on a space-available basis. 
    • Rolling admission for national students in Spring.


120 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UW System application for admission
    • Nonrefundable application fee
    • ACT or SAT scores (optional) (ACT code: 4672, SAT code: 1914)
    • Letters of recommendation (maximum of 2) (optional)
    • GPA
    • Essays
    • Academic Records: Official, certified, or attested transcripts from all secondary and post-secondary institutions attended. Documents issued in a language other than English must be accompanied by a certified English translation.                       
    • English Language Proficiency
    • Proof of Funding                                                             
    • Passport Copy

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18101 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18101 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    18130 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18130 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    9310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9310 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for La Crosse

1130 - 1874 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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