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Political Science

Rutgers University

48 months
Duration
29178 USD/year
29178 USD/year
12536 USD/year
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About

The Political Science program of Rutgers University provides a solid foundation for careers in law, government service and national security, among others.

Overview

About the Program

The Political Science program of Rutgers University introduces students to the study of politics by exploring the tools, skills, and theories involved in analyzing power in governmental groups in the United States and other parts of the globe. The major is designed to lead students toward proficiency in experiential learning through internships, study abroad, and independent research.

The Political Science major introduces students to the study of politics by exploring the tools, skills and theories of how power is exercised in government and in groups in the United States, in other societies and across nations. The major also opens the door to:

  • Experiential learning through internships and study abroad;
  • An accelerated BA/MPA degree
  • Individual research in the most active department honors program on campus
  • Graduate and professional studies including law, public policy, and public administration;
  • Careers in legislative work, elections, lobbying and policy advocacy organizations, national security, and digital politics

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Politics
  • The Study of Politics
  • Law and & Legal Studies
  • Government and Free Markets
  • Comparative Politics
  • Judicial Process

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • A $70 non-refundable application fee is required
  • Self-Reported Academic Record (SRAR)
  • Due to the uncertainty of future test dates and availability of standardized tests, Rutgers will make submission of SAT and ACT test scores optional
  • English Proficiency Examination Requirements
  • Letters of recommendation are not used for admissions consideration

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    29178 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14589 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    29178 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14589 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12536 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6268 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Camden

832 - 2048 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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