Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York

Political Science at a Glance (2012-2013)

Over the past 3 years students earned an average of 6 credits per term, while in course work. Visit our Tuition and Fees page to view the current tuition fees.

In academic year 2012 - 2013, 9 students were enrolled in the political science program.

In the political science program, 4 (44%) students had stipends, including:

  • 4 graduate assistantships
In the political science program, 4 (44%) students had scholarships, including:
  • 3 (75%) graduate assistantships
  • 1 (25%) tuition scholarships 


Visit the following websites regarding financial aid information:
GSAS Funding 
Distinguished Fellowships


Of 15 admitted applicants, 2 (4%) made up the entering Master's cohort.

The entering cohorts had GRE score (2008 - 2010) ranges of:

  • M.A. students:
    • Verbal: 480-620
    • Quantitative: 480-600
    • Analytical Writing: 4.5-4.55

The average Bachelor’s GPA for incoming students:

  • 3.59 (M.A.)


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Degrees Awarded

Fordham awarded 7 degrees.

Time to Completion:
Since 2001, Fordham’s Political Science program has had:

  • 61 master’s only graduates, with a median registered time to degree of 1.7 years
  • 1 student who earned a master’s degree en route to a doctorate, with a median registered time to degree of 1.7 years
  • 5 students who earned a doctorate with a non-Fordham master’s, with a median registered time to degree of 6.7 years
  • 17 students who earned a doctorate along with a Fordham  master’s, with a median registered time to degree of 9.7 years






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