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Graduate Program Application Fee Waiver

grad app fee waiver

To attract highly-qualified applicants, a limited number of graduate application fee waivers are available on a competitive basis. Eligibility requires at least a 3.5 cumulative undergraduate GPA, with preference given to out-of-state students and those with scores above the 75th percentile on the GRE.
The fee waivers are available for use by February 28, and decisions are made on a rolling basis. If awarded a fee waiver, a formal application must be completed through the Graduate School within one week (
For consideration, email an official or unofficial transcript, GRE score report, preliminary statement of interest in the political science graduate program, and current state of residency to Professor Greg Goelzhauser, Director of Graduate Studies (

Political Science Department hosts We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution

The Political Science Department was excited to host a We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution competition for local high school students. The primary goal of We
the People is to promote civic competence and reponsibility among the nation's elementary and secondary students. Mountain Crest, Ridgeline, Green Canyon and Sky View High schools were invited to participate.

The Political Science Department would like to wish all these students the best of luck at the 2018 State High School We the People Competition in February!
Emily Gilbert from Green Canyon High School poses with her USU alumni parents Andrew and Annette Gilbert following the event.

Study Abroad
Introduction to Geopolitics: China's One Belt, One Road


Study AbroadProgram Outline                  
This study abroad offers a wonderful learning experience – you will be learning about  geopolitics with Chinese students who are also considering world politics but from a very different perspective. You will be teamed up with a Chinese student from Yunnan University of Finance and Economics as a partner for the in- class exercises and your writing assignments.The idea is that you will learn from each other by working with each other and exploring the similarities and differences in how you see the geopolitical world

USU Credit                           
Students will receive 3 USU credits for POLS 2400 Introduction to Geopolitics. Students who have taken this course may participate and get credit for POLS 4910

May 21 - June 8, 2018

Cost Included                       
Study Abroad application fee of $150 plus program fee of $1,763 plus tuition and $81 insurance. (Airfare not included) Housing, most meals, transportation, excursions, medical insurance for program dates

Colin Flint, Professor of Political Science

Application Deadline    
February 15, 2017

Go to to apply!



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Logan, UT 84322-0725
Phone: (435) 797-1306
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