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InstitutionProgram (Season)Decision & DateSt1Date AddedNotes
Wayne State UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 15 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 4.00
GRE General (V/Q/W): 163/152/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A22 Feb 2014
  • Admitted into program. Funding decision to come in mid-March. Form letter sent out by College of Graduate Studies. Personal communication (via email) with graduate director thereafter.
Johns HopkinsPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 22 Feb 2014 A22 Feb 2014
  • $23,000 and full tuition
Vanderbilt UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.40
GRE General (V/Q/W): 163/170/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
U22 Feb 2014
  • IR. Bad fit, not a surprise.
American UniversityPolitical Science, Masters (F14)Accepted via Website on 22 Feb 2014 A22 Feb 2014
  • Comparative subfield, no word on funding yet. Anyone who when they will notify
George Washington UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 A22 Feb 2014
  • M.A. 3.62 - full tuition coverage for five years, $22,000/year fellowship/stipend, $2500 summer research assistant position (as needed), $700 conference travel budget, a health insurance subsidy. http://i.imgur.com/asVX3OP.gif \r\n
George Washington UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.56
GRE General (V/Q/W): 162/156/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A22 Feb 2014
  • M.A. 3.62 - full tuition coverage for five years, $22,000/year fellowship/stipend, $2500 summer research assistant position (as needed), $700 conference travel budget, a health insurance subsidy. http://i.imgur.com/asVX3OP.gif
University Of FloridaPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 I22 Feb 2014
  • they created an university e-mail account for me, and official communication will be processing via this e-mail.; comparaive; will turn down the offer.
VanderbiltPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 22 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.70
GRE General (V/Q/W): 163/157/6.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A22 Feb 2014
University Of VirginiaPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 A21 Feb 2014
VanderbiltPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 U21 Feb 2014
  • Not a surprise since I didn't even get the interview invitation several days ago. Very rude but I already got in the top 5. They could have let applicants know regarding the outcome on the same day. At least the fact that I did not donate any money to them makes me less pissed off.
VanderbiltPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via Website on 21 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 4.00
GRE General (V/Q/W): 167/154/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
U21 Feb 2014
  • Not a super good fit, unfortunately. Email to check the website. Oh, Nashville.... Political theory.
Johns HopkinsPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 A21 Feb 2014
University Of British ColumbiaPolitical Science (IR), PhD (F14)Other via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 21 Feb 2014
  • Unofficially accepted by the Dept. To the posters below who got accepted to Political Science, did anyone get the Four Year Fellowship (4YF)?
The George Washington UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Wait listed via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 A21 Feb 2014
Johns Hopkins UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 A21 Feb 2014
  • Mass email from GDS. Political Theory
University Of IowaPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via Postal Service on 21 Feb 2014 21 Feb 2014
George Washington University (GWU)Political Science, PhD (F14)Wait listed via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 21 Feb 2014
George Washington UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Wait listed via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 A21 Feb 2014
George Washington UniveristyPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Wait listed via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.98
GRE General (V/Q/W): 169/164/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A21 Feb 2014
  • Form email. IR subfield
George Washington UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 A21 Feb 2014
George Washington UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.56
GRE General (V/Q/W): 168/157/6.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A21 Feb 2014
  • full Graduate Teaching Assistantship
UBCPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 4.00
GRE General (V/Q/W): 170/162/6.00
GRE Subject: n/a
I21 Feb 2014
  • MA POSC from Canadian School, 4.0 GPA. BA POSC/Sociology from Canadian school, ~3.8 GPA. BSc Comp Sci from Canadian school, ~3.5 GPA. Three strong letters. Approved with standard funding package ($18k x 4 years + $4k entrance + tuition + first year guaranteed $5k RA package).
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.60
GRE General (V/Q/W): 168/160/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
U21 Feb 2014
  • bummer
NorthwesternPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via Website on 21 Feb 2014 A21 Feb 2014
  • Didn't receive email, just checked the website myself.
University Of British ColumbiaPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 O21 Feb 2014
  • Canadian applicant
University Of British ColumbiaPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 I21 Feb 2014
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 A21 Feb 2014
  • I second the Andrew Luck comment...
University Of British Columbia (UBC)Political Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 I21 Feb 2014
GeorgetownPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via Website on 21 Feb 2014 I21 Feb 2014
  • Already knew ten days ago though considering they had sent out the result to those who accepted via phone.
Northeastern UniversityPolitical Science, Masters (F14)Accepted via Website on 21 Feb 2014 A21 Feb 2014
  • Checked Apply Yourself, website said I was admitted and would receive an official email soon
Georgetown UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via Website on 21 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 4.00
GRE General (V/Q/W): 167/154/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
U21 Feb 2014
  • Oh, this one hurts. 0/4 out of 12. All the best to those who made it. Well done!
NorthwesternPolitical Science, PhD (S14)Rejected via Website on 21 Feb 2014 I21 Feb 2014
  • Also received no email and had to check website, and already in at a better program, so that's whatever x2
NorthwesternPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via Website on 21 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.66
GRE General (V/Q/W): 165/162/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A21 Feb 2014
  • No email - just checked gradstatus website that directed me to applyyourself
Suny AlbanyPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 I21 Feb 2014
  • how dare! already got in the top-tier program with fellowship
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 21 Feb 2014
  • Disappointing, but expected.
NorthwesternPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 19 Feb 2014 I21 Feb 2014
  • GREAT!!!!!
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 4.00
GRE General (V/Q/W): 167/154/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
U21 Feb 2014
  • 0/3, with nine more to go! Felt good making my $120 donation to Stanford.
Northwestern UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via Website on 21 Feb 2014 I21 Feb 2014
  • Not expected but already in at a great program. It showed me that even having close contact with faculty doesn't help s%&t.
UCLAPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.70
GRE General (V/Q/W): 163/157/6.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A21 Feb 2014
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 I21 Feb 2014
ColumbiaPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Wait listed via E-mail on 19 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.75
GRE General (V/Q/W): 162/162/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A21 Feb 2014
MITPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via Phone on 19 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.75
GRE General (V/Q/W): 162/162/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A21 Feb 2014
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.75
GRE General (V/Q/W): 162/162/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A21 Feb 2014
PrincetonPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.75
GRE General (V/Q/W): 162/163/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A21 Feb 2014
SUNY AlbanyPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 U21 Feb 2014
  • Hahaha nothing but a safety school
Columbia UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Other via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.98
GRE General (V/Q/W): 169/164/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A21 Feb 2014
  • Emailed GSAS, "No decision has been recorded on your application. We expect that the faculty committee on admissions will return all Ph.D. decisions by early to mid March. You will be notified via email when a decision has been reached."
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 A21 Feb 2014
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: n/a
GRE General (V/Q/W): 170/161/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
I21 Feb 2014
  • :(
SUNY AlbanyPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 I21 Feb 2014
  • generic email
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 A21 Feb 2014
  • I am the 99%.
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.65
GRE General (V/Q/W): 168/164/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
I21 Feb 2014
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.66
GRE General (V/Q/W): 165/162/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A21 Feb 2014
  • Andrew Luck is overrated.
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.60
GRE General (V/Q/W): 167/158/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
U21 Feb 2014
  • American Politics
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (S14)Rejected via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.90
GRE General (V/Q/W): 169/159/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
I21 Feb 2014
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 A21 Feb 2014
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 21 Feb 2014 21 Feb 2014
  • :( :( :( This one stings because it was a great fit. Guess the fact that I am coming from a LAC couldn't be overcome.
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 4.00
GRE General (V/Q/W): 156/151/4.00
GRE Subject: n/a
U20 Feb 2014
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: n/a
GRE General (V/Q/W): 167/154/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A20 Feb 2014
  • M.A. IR / M.S. POLSI
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.80
GRE General (V/Q/W): 170/170/6.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A20 Feb 2014
  • For $125, they could have at least given me a little more than a 2 line rejection. Already accepted into an Ivy league program fully funded!
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.99
GRE General (V/Q/W): 168/164/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A20 Feb 2014
University DelawarePolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.80
GRE General (V/Q/W): 165/163/4.00
GRE Subject: n/a
U20 Feb 2014
  • Funding for 4 years; Comparative
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.31
GRE General (V/Q/W): 169/168/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A20 Feb 2014
  • mass email
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.80
GRE General (V/Q/W): 160/163/4.00
GRE Subject: n/a
U20 Feb 2014
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 4.00
GRE General (V/Q/W): 170/162/6.00
GRE Subject: n/a
I20 Feb 2014
  • Form letter rejection. Undergraduate BSc in Computer Science (3.5 GPA), BA in Political Science and Sociology (3.8 or so). MA in Political Science (4.0 GPA). Three strong letters. Thought it was a good fit. :(
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: n/a
GRE General (V/Q/W): 164/165/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
I20 Feb 2014
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 20 Feb 2014
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.95
GRE General (V/Q/W): 167/158/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A20 Feb 2014
  • form rejection
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 A20 Feb 2014
  • Not at all surprising- poor fit. Appreciate the quick, courteous notification.
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 20 Feb 2014
  • Form letter
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 U20 Feb 2014
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: n/a
GRE General (V/Q/W): 163/170/6.00
GRE Subject: n/a
I20 Feb 2014
  • Congrats to those who made the cut, 440 applicants is brutal
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 A20 Feb 2014
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 U20 Feb 2014
  • Theory. Not a good fit.
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 A20 Feb 2014
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: n/a
GRE General (V/Q/W): 162/160/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
U20 Feb 2014
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 20 Feb 2014
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 A20 Feb 2014
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.40
GRE General (V/Q/W): 163/170/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
U20 Feb 2014
  • IR
NorthwesternPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via Website on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: n/a
GRE General (V/Q/W): 167/154/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A20 Feb 2014
  • M.A. IR / M.S. POLSI - form letter at applyweb
University Of WaterlooPolitical Science, Masters (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 20 Feb 2014
  • Canadian student. $15,000 in funding
MITPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via Phone on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.90
GRE General (V/Q/W): 170/168/6.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A20 Feb 2014
  • Methods. Phone call from guy who had worked with my advisor.
University Of DelawarePolitical Science (IR), PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: 3.41
GRE General (V/Q/W): 167/158/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A20 Feb 2014
  • MA GPA: 3.97. Email from DGS. Funded.
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 I20 Feb 2014
  • Email from a professor and the student services manager - excited!
MITPolitical Science, PhD (S14)Accepted via Phone on 20 Feb 2014 U20 Feb 2014
MITPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via Phone on 20 Feb 2014 A20 Feb 2014
  • !!!
Boston UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 20 Feb 2014
MITPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 U20 Feb 2014
UCLAPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 A20 Feb 2014
NorthwesternPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via Website on 20 Feb 2014 A20 Feb 2014
  • IR
Northwestern UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via Website on 20 Feb 2014 I20 Feb 2014
NorthwesternPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via Website on 20 Feb 2014 A20 Feb 2014
NorthwesternPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via Website on 20 Feb 2014 I20 Feb 2014
  • Standard letter, very brief.
Notre DamePolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via Website on 12 Feb 2014 I20 Feb 2014
  • Wrote to the department, got a very nice reply from the department DGS
University Of MinnesotaPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Rejected via Website on 20 Feb 2014 I20 Feb 2014
  • giving up on doing Phd, so far so bad!!!
Columbia UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Wait listed via E-mail on 20 Feb 2014 A20 Feb 2014
  • IR
MITPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via Phone on 20 Feb 2014 U20 Feb 2014
  • Comparative
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via Phone on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: n/a
GRE General (V/Q/W): 166/166/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
U20 Feb 2014
  • Stunned!!!!!! Comparative :)
Stanford UniversityPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via Phone on 20 Feb 2014 Undergrad GPA: n/a
GRE General (V/Q/W): 164/168/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
I20 Feb 2014
  • Comparative politics. MSc from the LSE (5a, 0r, 5?).
MITPolitical Science, PhD (F14)Accepted via Phone on 20 Feb 2014 I20 Feb 2014
  • Comparative.
StanfordPolitical Science, PhD (S14)Accepted via Phone on 20 Feb 2014 U20 Feb 2014

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


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