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Incoming freshman or undergraduate transfer applicants who are interested in pursuing either a BA in Political Science or Minor in Political Science must first apply and be accepted to the University at Buffalo.
All relevant information, including admissions criteria; the online application; dates and deadlines; and standardized test score requirements, can be found by visiting UB Undergraduate Admissions.
To be eligible to declare a major, students must first complete two political science courses with a minimum GPA of 2.0, and hold a minimum UB GPA of 2.0. Prospective majors are encouraged to complete the department’s required courses:
How to Apply
Students should apply for admission to the major or minor in political science no later than the beginning of their junior year.
To declare a major in political science, please complete the Major Application Form. To declare a minor in political science, please complete the Minor Application Form. Submit the completed form and a UB Advisement Report to the department office in 520 Park Hall.
With questions about the application process, please contact: