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InstitutionProgram (Season)Decision & DateSt1Date AddedNotes
UC San Diego UCSDDepartment Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Other via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 U5 Feb 2016
  • Can someone claim the acceptance on the forum?
University Of California San DiegoPolitical Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 I5 Feb 2016
Temple UniveristyDepartment Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via Website on 5 Feb 2016 A5 Feb 2016
  • Just happened to check the website.
The University Of California - BerkeleyComparative Politics/Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via Website on 5 Feb 2016 I5 Feb 2016
  • I thought I had a shot. But not surprised for I was accepted at another equally good program.
Northwestern UniversityComparative Politics/Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via E-mail on 28 Jan 2016 I5 Feb 2016
  • My top choice! Full 5-year funding and prospective student week invitation at end of Feb. Good luck for those who wait to hear.
฾University Of Southern CaliforniaDepartment Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via Other on 5 Feb 2016 A5 Feb 2016
  • Will likely be turning this down for location reasons, but a great school and program. Congrats to everyone who got in! (3a, 0w, 0r, 3?)
Georgetown UniversityComparative Politics/Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via Phone on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.80
GRE General (V/Q/W): 166/159/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A5 Feb 2016
  • call from a professor; funding details to come soon by email.
San Diego State University (SDSU)/UCSDDepartment Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 A5 Feb 2016
  • So excited!
฾University Of Southern California (USC)Department Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via Phone on 5 Feb 2016 U5 Feb 2016
  • I missed the call, but got the voicemail! email coming soon with 5 years full funding details.
University Of Southern CaliforniaDepartment Of Political Science (American), PhD (F16)Accepted via Phone on 5 Feb 2016 A5 Feb 2016
  • Full funding and invite to POIR preview day!
UC San Diego (UCSD)Department Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 5 Feb 2016
UC San Diego (UCSD)Comparative Politics/Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 I5 Feb 2016
UCSDPOLITICAL SCIENCE, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.89
GRE General (V/Q/W): 159/166/4.00
GRE Subject: n/a
U5 Feb 2016
University Of VictoriaPolitical Science, Masters (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 1 Feb 2016 I5 Feb 2016
  • "There is no faculty member available in the Department of Political Science to supervise your proposed graduate program."
The University Of North Carolina - Chapel HilComparative Politics/Political Science, PhD (F16)Wait listed via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.70
GRE General (V/Q/W): 170/164/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A5 Feb 2016
  • Nice email from director of admissions
London School Of Economics And Political Science (LSE)Department Of Government (Political Science), PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.83
GRE General (V/Q/W): 170/161/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
I5 Feb 2016
  • Very disappointing, didn't even get shortlisted for an interview.
University Of North Carolina Chapel HilPolitical Science, PhD (F16)Wait listed via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.80
GRE General (V/Q/W): 166/159/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A5 Feb 2016
  • Cordial email from director of adcom.
UC San Diego (UCSD)Department Of Political Science (American), PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.70
GRE General (V/Q/W): 165/150/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A5 Feb 2016
Northwestern UniveristyPolitical Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via Website on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.37
GRE General (V/Q/W): 162/163/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A5 Feb 2016
  • My first choice, but I knew I wasn't gonna get in. That's okay, I changed my mind about wanting to do a Ph.D anyway. Congrats to those who were admitted!
Northwestern UniveristyDepartment Of Political Science (American), PhD (F16)Rejected via Website on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.04
GRE General (V/Q/W): 163/161/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A5 Feb 2016
  • Nicely worded form letter on website.
London School Of Economics & Political Science (LSE)Finance, Masters (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 A5 Feb 2016
Berkeley (UCB)Department Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: n/a
GRE General (V/Q/W): 163/160/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
I5 Feb 2016
  • BA, MSc from the UK 3 years' research experience
Northwestern UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 I5 Feb 2016
Northwestern UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 U5 Feb 2016
The University Of California - BerkeleyDepartment Of Political Science (IR), PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.65
GRE General (V/Q/W): 166/168/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A5 Feb 2016
Northwestern UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: n/a
GRE General (V/Q/W): 164/164/3.50
GRE Subject: n/a
U5 Feb 2016
UC Santa Barbara (UCSB)Comparative Government, Political Science, PhD (F16)Interview via E-mail on 29 Jan 2016 I5 Feb 2016
  • Had a Skype interview with POI. Haven't heard back since...
UC San Diego (UCSD)Comparative Politics/Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.99
GRE General (V/Q/W): 166/162/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A5 Feb 2016
UC San Diego (UCSD)Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.90
GRE General (V/Q/W): 170/161/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A5 Feb 2016
  • This one was tough to see. Congrats to all who get admitted, though! 6a/0w/3r/6?
San Diego State University/University Of California At San DiegoPolitical Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.30
GRE General (V/Q/W): 163/162/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A5 Feb 2016
  • Didn't think I would get in anyway. That's all good, I changed my mind and no longer want to do a Ph.D anyway, just was wondering whether I would get in or not. My parents pressured me into applying to Ph.D programs.
BerkeleyComparative Politics/Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via E-mail on 3 Feb 2016 A5 Feb 2016
UC San Diego (UCSD)Department Of Political Science, PhD (F15)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 A5 Feb 2016
The University Of Wisconsin - MadisonDepartment Of Political Science, PhD (F15)Accepted via E-mail on 25 Jan 2016 A5 Feb 2016
University Of California San Diego (UCSD)Department Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.40
GRE General (V/Q/W): 160/150/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A5 Feb 2016
UC BerkeleyDepartment Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 U5 Feb 2016
UC San Diego (UCSD)Department Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 U5 Feb 2016
San Diego State University / University Of California San DiegoComparative Politics/Political Sciencenment, Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 I5 Feb 2016
UC San DiegoDepartment Of Goverment (Political Science), PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.70
GRE General (V/Q/W): 163/161/0.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A5 Feb 2016
  • GPA is grad
University Of British Colubmia (UBC)Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.83
GRE General (V/Q/W): 154/154/4.00
GRE Subject: n/a
I5 Feb 2016
  • A:0/W:0/R:1 //7
Berkeley (UCB)Comparative Politics/Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via Website on 5 Feb 2016 A5 Feb 2016
The University Of California - BerkeleyDepartment Of Political Science (IR), PhD (F16)Rejected via Website on 5 Feb 2016 5 Feb 2016
New York UniversityComparative Politics/Political Science, PhD (F16)Wait listed via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: n/a
GRE General (V/Q/W): 170/166/6.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A5 Feb 2016
UC BerkeleyPolitical Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via E-mail on 3 Feb 2016 A5 Feb 2016
  • Recieved two emails with the acceptance. One looked like it was personalized, the other looked like a template.
The University Of British Columbia (UBC)Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 I5 Feb 2016
  • Canadian BA, MA in progress. Accepted into an American University w/ full funding. 1A/1R/0W
UC BerkeleyDepartment Of Political Science (IR), PhD (F16)Rejected via Website on 5 Feb 2016 I5 Feb 2016
New York University ( NYU)Department Of Political Science (IR), PhD (F16)Wait listed via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 I5 Feb 2016
The University Of British Columbia (UBC)Comparative Government, Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 5 Feb 2016 I5 Feb 2016
  • Pretty crushed. Thought I was a strong applicant.
The University Of California BerkeleyPolitical Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 U4 Feb 2016
University Of California, BerkeleyPolitical Science Comparative Politics, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.88
GRE General (V/Q/W): 154/161/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A4 Feb 2016
  • Received an email to check the online application portal. Was not banking on getting in anyway. Good luck to everyone else!
New York UniverityDepartment Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 A4 Feb 2016
University Of Kentucky (Lexington)Political Science, PhD (F16)Interview via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.60
GRE General (V/Q/W): 163/152/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A4 Feb 2016
University Of PittsburghPolitical Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.20
GRE General (V/Q/W): 155/163/4.00
GRE Subject: n/a
I4 Feb 2016
  • Our doctoral students normally receive a five-year financial package for graduate study. That's nice.
Florida State UniveristyDepartment Of Government (Political Science) American Politics, PhD (F16)Accepted via E-mail on 2 Feb 2016 A4 Feb 2016
New York University ( NYU)Department Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Wait listed via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.86
GRE General (V/Q/W): 159/164/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
U4 Feb 2016
  • Those who got admitted but doesn't want to attend to this program, I will be glad if you decide soon so that I may have a chance to get in.
UC Irvine (UCI)Department Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via Phone on 3 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.76
GRE General (V/Q/W): 167/157/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A4 Feb 2016
  • 2a, 0w, 0r, 4?
University Of Texas Austin (UT Austin)Department Of Government (Political Science), PhD (F16)Wait listed via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.73
GRE General (V/Q/W): 160/159/0.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A4 Feb 2016
  • Invited to admit visiting weekend
The University Of KentuckyDepartment Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 A4 Feb 2016
University Of Kentucky (Lexington)Department Of Political Science (American), PhD (F16)Interview via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.57
GRE General (V/Q/W): 147/157/3.00
GRE Subject: n/a
I4 Feb 2016
  • Skype interview
New York Univeristy (NYU)Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 A4 Feb 2016
UC BerkeleyPolitical Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via Website on 4 Feb 2016 A4 Feb 2016
  • First publication before I could drink a beer. Not quite sure what they were looking for.
University Of KansasPolitical Science, PhD (F15)Accepted via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 A4 Feb 2016
  • Field: Comparative. Full tuition waiver, $16k stipend, $1,000 signing bonus, health insurance and full coverage of graduate fees. (1A/0W/1R)12
Michigan State UniversityComparative Politics/Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via Website on 4 Feb 2016 I4 Feb 2016
  • Figures with my luck this week 3r/0a/1w/9
Emory (Laney Graduate School)Department Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: n/a
GRE General (V/Q/W): 166/167/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
I4 Feb 2016
  • After initial interview about a week ago.
New York University ( NYU)Department Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: n/a
GRE General (V/Q/W): 166/167/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
I4 Feb 2016
  • OMG!
Uc BerkeleyPolitical Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 4 Feb 2016
  • Their loss.
UC BerkekeyComparative Politics/Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 U4 Feb 2016
  • Email to check website. First school of notice and first rejection.
University Of Utah (U Of U)Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 A4 Feb 2016
  • Accepted without funding. A bad omen for future notifications...
New York University ( NYU)Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.82
GRE General (V/Q/W): 168/158/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
I4 Feb 2016
Berkeley (UCB)Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.82
GRE General (V/Q/W): 168/158/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
I4 Feb 2016
  • Alas, earwax.
Berkeley (UCB)Comparative Politics/Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.84
GRE General (V/Q/W): 170/164/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A4 Feb 2016
  • Stats ain't everything
Berkeley (UCB)Comparative Politics/Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via Website on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.99
GRE General (V/Q/W): 164/162/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A4 Feb 2016
Berkeley (UCB)Department Of Political Science, PhD (F15)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 4 Feb 2016
  • Boo
The University Of California - BerkeleyDepartment Of Political Science (American), PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.70
GRE General (V/Q/W): 165/150/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A4 Feb 2016
Emory (Laney Graduate School)Comparative Politics/Political Science, PhD (F16)Accepted via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.73
GRE General (V/Q/W): 159/159/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A4 Feb 2016
  • 1st Acceptance! Pumped! MSc from LSE
UC BerkekeyComparative Government, Political Science, PhD (F15)Rejected via Website on 4 Feb 2016 A4 Feb 2016
  • 3.95 UGPA, 4.0 MGPA, 170/170/6.0 GRE. Berkeley is tough.
UC BerkekeyDepartment Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via Website on 4 Feb 2016 I4 Feb 2016
UC BerkerleyDepartment Of Goverment (Political Science), PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 U4 Feb 2016
  • Well...
University Of California BerkeleyPolitical Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via Website on 4 Feb 2016 A4 Feb 2016
  • Emailed to check website. Not a great fit for me anyways, was advised to apply by an advisor
UC BerkeleyDepartment Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 U4 Feb 2016
Berkeley (UCB)Department Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 A4 Feb 2016
  • Email to check website. NBD#
Berkeley (UCB)Department Of Political Science (IR), PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 A4 Feb 2016
  • Damn. 1a/0w/2r
Berkeley (UCB)Department Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.90
GRE General (V/Q/W): 163/166/0.00
GRE Subject: n/a
U4 Feb 2016
Berkeley (UCB)Comparative Politics/Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via Website on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.70
GRE General (V/Q/W): 161/163/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A4 Feb 2016
  • GPA is Grad Real upset about this one.
UC BerkeleyPolitical Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.90
GRE General (V/Q/W): 170/161/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A4 Feb 2016
  • Expected, but I understand. Congrats to all the admits! 6a/0w/2r/7?
Berkeley (UCB)Comparative Government, Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via Website on 4 Feb 2016 I4 Feb 2016
Uc BerekeleyPolitical Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.89
GRE General (V/Q/W): 159/166/4.00
GRE Subject: n/a
U4 Feb 2016
  • Probably failed all UCs. No internationals.
Berkeley (UCB)Comparative Government, Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via Website on 4 Feb 2016 I4 Feb 2016
The University Of California - BerkeleyDepartment Of Government (Political Science) American Politics, PhD (F16)Rejected via Website on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.90
GRE General (V/Q/W): 165/155/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A4 Feb 2016
  • expected
BerkeleyPolitical Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 I4 Feb 2016
UC BerkekeyDepartment Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.85
GRE General (V/Q/W): 160/167/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A4 Feb 2016
  • Email to check website. C'est la vie.
(CUNY) Graduate CenterDepartment Of Government (Political Science), PhD (F16)Interview via E-mail on 3 Feb 2016 A4 Feb 2016
  • Email saying they are reaching out to top applicants for a casual phone interview to answer questions in the coming days. Call scheduled for Today, February 4.
University Of MissouriPolitical Science, PhD (F15)Accepted via Phone on 2 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.60
GRE General (V/Q/W): 160/157/0.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A4 Feb 2016
  • 15k GA per year. (2a, 0w, 1r) 14
University Of ArizonaGovernment & Public Policy/Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 A4 Feb 2016
  • Field: Comparative.
Michigan State (MSU)Department Of Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 U4 Feb 2016
University Of ArizonaComparative Politics/Political Science, PhD (F16)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 I4 Feb 2016
Michigan State UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F15)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 4 Feb 2016
Michigan State (MSU)Political Science, PhD (F15)Rejected via E-mail on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.60
GRE General (V/Q/W): 159/164/4.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A4 Feb 2016
  • Big state school undergrad. Good LORs.
Michigan State (MSU)Comparative Government, Political Science, PhD (F15)Rejected via Website on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.83
GRE General (V/Q/W): 163/159/4.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A4 Feb 2016
  • Emailed to check website
Michigan State UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F15)Rejected via Website on 4 Feb 2016 Undergrad GPA: 3.70
GRE General (V/Q/W): 161/163/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A4 Feb 2016
NorthwesternDepartment Of Political Science (Theory), PhD (F16)Rejected via Website on 4 Feb 2016 I4 Feb 2016

Status1 Key: A: American; U: International, with US degree; I: International, without US degree; O: Other; ?: Unknown.


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