financialconsiderations

Please visit the Kent State University Graduate Studies web site. International students may also want to visit the Office of Global Education.

Department of Political Science

Current information about tuition rates can be found through the Bursar’s Office.

Department of Political Science

No. Financial aid awards are not generally available from the department for MA students.

When you apply to the PhD program, you will automatically be considered for Graduate Assistantship. No additional steps are required.

Department of Political Science

Most of the students in the PhD program are awarded a Graduate Assistantship (GA) based on merit. The financial support package, typically guaranteed for four years, includes a nine-month salary (currently $12,500), a tuition waiver, and a subsidized health insurance plan. Students who receive a GA position serve as research assistants, teaching...