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(530) 752-8666 fax
UC Davis is 15 miles West of Sacramento and 72 miles Northeast of San Francisco. The campus is among the most popular in the UC system because of its outstanding academic reputation and congenial atmosphere for living and studying. The Department of Political Science offers a PhD program and a JD/MA joint degree program that can only be done in conjunction with the UC Davis School of Law. For more information please click on the link below.
The admission application (required) and fellowship application (encouraged, but not required) must be completed through the online application system. The admission application and fellowship application, along with instructions, will be available through the Office of Graduate Studies website (http://gradstudies.ucdavis.edu) beginning in early September.
The Department of Political Science accepts PhD applications and MA/JD joint program applications. Please note that we do not offer a stand-alone MA program. Applicants for the MA/JD program must also apply directly to the UC Davis Law School if not already a law student.
For full consideration and review your application must be completed by December 15th and any transcripts must be post-marked by December 15th.
The following information is required and will need to be submitted online as part of your admission application:
Please also mail 1 original copy of your transcript from each higher education institution that you have attended or are currently attending directly to the department. The transcript must arrive in the original sealed envelope as provided by the Office of the Registrar.
The address that you should send it to is below:
Graduate Program Coordinator