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University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus Doctorate in Political Science & Government

2 Doctor's Degrees Awarded

The main focus area for this major is Political Science. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.

Political Science & Government is a major offered under the social sciences program of study at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus. We’ve pulled together some essential information you should know about the doctor’s degree program in political science, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, whether or not the degree is offered online, and more.

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How Much Does a Doctorate in Political Science from Pitt Cost?

$24,468 Average Tuition and Fees

Pitt Graduate Tuition and Fees

In 2019-2020, the average part-time graduate tuition at Pitt was $1,630 per credit hour for out-of-state students. The average for in-state students was $947 per credit hour. The following table shows the average full-time tuition and fees for graduate student.

In State Out of State
Tuition $23,530 $39,898
Fees $938 $938

Does Pitt Offer an Online Doctorate in Political Science?

Pitt does not offer an online option for its political science doctor’s degree program at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the Pitt Online Learning page.

Pitt Doctorate Student Diversity for Political Science

2 Doctor's Degrees Awarded
50.0% Women
In the 2019-2020 academic year, 2 students received their doctor’s degree in political science. The gender and racial-ethnic breakdown of those individuals is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Women made up around 50.0% of the political science students who took home a doctor’s degree in 2019-2020. This is higher than the nationwide number of 39.1%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Of those students who received a doctor’s degree at Pitt in political science at 2019-2020, none were racial-ethnic minorities*.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 0
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Doctorate in Political Science Focus Areas at Pitt

Political Science & Government students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
Political Science 2

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Related Major Annual Graduates
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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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