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Political Science, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

About

Elon’s program is designed to help you develop critical thinking, reading, writing and research skills. You will also gain an understanding of the theories of politics, knowledge about political systems and forces in communities, and real-world experience in the processes of public policy. You will graduate with the tools necessary to go on to graduate study or build a successful career in politics, law, business, journalism, advocacy and many other fields.Elon’s dynamic approach to the study of political science combines coursework, research projects, role-playing simulations, fieldwork at national political conventions, service learning projects, study abroad opportunities, and seminars and internships with organizations ranging from Amnesty International to the White House.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Comparative Politics
  • Introduction To Political Thought
  • Democracy And Its Critics

    English Language Requirements

    You only need to take one of these language tests:

    • Minimum required score:

      80

      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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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    • Minimum required score:

      6.5

      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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    Academic Requirements

    • Completed application and nonrefundable $50 fee
    • Official high school transcript
    • SAT or ACT scores
    • Completed Secondary School Report (included in the application)

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      35319 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 35319 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
    • National

      35319 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 35319 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

    Living costs for Elon

    • 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.

    Funding

    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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