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Bachelor of Arts in Political Science Grand Valley State University Grand Valley State University, USA

Intake Jan 2024, May 2024

Jan 2023, Aug 2023

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USD 20750

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USD 30

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48 months


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Program Overview

Political Science is the study of politics in its many forms, including law-making and criminal justice, war and international conflicts, protest movements and revolutions, campaigns and elections, political ideas and ideologies, and human rights. Our courses provide the tools to understand these phenomena, and they also develop skills in research, analysis, writing, critical thinking, and speaking.

Students can choose a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree. A minor and a teachable minor are also available.

Why Study Political Science At Grand Valley?

  • Small class sizes ensure students get personal attention from expert, student-focused professors who are passionate about political science.
  • Students can study and intern for a semester or summer in Washington, DC, through our partnership with The Washington Center. Local internships are also available.
  • Students gain research, writing, speaking, critical thinking, and data analysis skills valued by graduate programs and employers.
  • Studying political science helps prepare students for success in a range of career fields, including nonprofit organizations, international affairs, law, business, education, advocacy groups, and in local, state, and national government.
  • We have a strong network of GVSU political science alumni across the country and around the world who are eager to help new graduates find opportunities.
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Additional Information

Program Level 4-Year Bachelor's Degree

College/University Processing Time 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    •  Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma.


    6.5 IELTS Score
    80 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
    53 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
    105 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
    60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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    USD 30

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    9000 Per year

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