Ph.D. On Campus

Political Science

University of Oklahoma

36 months
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The University of Oklahoma doctoral degree in Political Science is a full-time graduate program for students interested in building a strong theoretical foundation in the science of politics as well as advanced training in political methodology.


Our faculty at University of Oklahoma is comprised of award-winning teachers, researchers, and practitioners pursuing active research in a variety of Political Science fields.

Key Features  

  • As one of the most academically diverse, well-established doctoral programs in the region, our one-on-one interaction between graduate students and faculty plays a significant role in the intellectual life of the department. 
  • We offer a range of field specializations with faculty strengths in American politics, public administration, public policy and political methodology. 

Programme Structure

  • Our students work closely with faculty, co-authoring publications through collaborative research. 
  • Faculty regularly supervise individualized research courses, coordinate lecture series, and facilitate special topic forums focused on political science trends and research, as well as guiding students in the process of professional socialization, including financial support for paper presentations at national and regional conferences.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

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90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Scores on the general test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). 
  • Three letters of recommendation from persons in a position to speak knowledgeably about the applicant's academic ability.
  • A statement of about 1,000 words articulating the applicant's specific preparation for graduate study, proposed fields of study and area of focus, and career aspirations. 
  • A writing sample. This sample should be a substantive piece of work that displays the applicant's writing, analytical and research skills.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Norman

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.


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