For Prospective Students

Admissions & Financial Aid

Admission to the Political Science Graduate Program at the University of Kentucky is internationally competitive. We only accept applications for matriculation in the Fall semester (rather than Spring or Summer). Applicants should submit their materials by January 15 to ensure a complete review. Applications are accepted after this date,however later applications may miss key financial aid and admission decisions. For more information click here.

Research Support

The University of Kentucky provides a large amount of support for it's Graduate students and their research. This support can range from resources like skills workshops and computing facilities to housing and financial aid. For more information on the support UK provides please click here

Graduate Job Positions

Interested in where a PhD in Political Science can take you? Click here to see where some of our previous graduate students are currently working.

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