Political Science

Program Degree Major Code Admissions
Term Deadline
Doctoral PHD POLI Fall** December 14, 2021
Fall Graduate School Fellowships December 14, 2021 (recommended)
Director of Graduate Admissions Jason Roberts (jmr08@email.unc.edu)
Graduate Coordinator Karen Morris (kayelm@email.unc.edu)
Address Department of Political Science
CB# 3265, 361 Hamilton Hall
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Website politicalscience.unc.edu/
Phone 919-962-0437
Test Requirements
GRE not required
Letters of Recommendation 3 – (strong preference for academic recommenders)
International Applicants Only TOEFL or IELTS score (no more than two years old)
Completed financial certificate
Other Requirements

In addition to the University’s required application materials, applicants should review the information below for additional expectations or application requirements.

  1. Statement of Purpose (up to 500 words detailing research & professional interests)
  2. Writing Sample (approximately 10-20 pages demonstrating writing skills and powers of analysis.  No co-authored papers)
**Only in unusual circumstances and after consultation with the program are other admission terms considered.