The principal goal of the Stanford Ph.D. program in political science is the training of scholars. Most students who receive doctorates in the program do research and teach at colleges or universities.
The application for Fall 2023 entry is now closed. The application for entry for the 2024-25 academic year will be available in September 2023.
Prospective Ph.D. Students FAQs
Frequently asked questions about admission to the doctoral program.
Resources for Current Students
Forms and useful links for current students.
APSA 2017 Jobs Report
Job Market Candidates
Graduate students on the job market.
The Department of Political Science offers a Master of Arts in Political Science for current Stanford University doctoral or professional school students.