Texas Tech University

Application Instructions and Information

Admission to the Political Science Graduate Programs

Applying for admission to the Department of Political Science program requires 2 applications--one for the Graduate School  and one for the Department of Political Science. If you have questions about the admissions process, please contact the Director of Graduate Studies at polsadmissions@ttu.edu.

Application #1: Graduate School Application

Materials for the Graduate School application can be found at the Graduate School Application Page.

Students will need to complete the

Graduate School's Online Application


Students Must Provide the Graduate School with Official Transcripts and GRE/TOEFL Score Reports. You can mail them to the address below.

Graduate Admissions
328 Administration Building
PO Box 41030
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030

Application #2: Political Science Graduate Program Admissions Inquiry Form

Students will need to submit the online

Political Science Graduate Program Admissions Inquiry Form


Graduate Admissions Committee
Department of Political Science
Box 41015
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX 79409-1015


For M.A./Ph.D. and Ph.D. students, the Department application will also serve as the application for Department financial aid.

Department of Political Science

  • Address

    Dept. of Political Science, Texas Tech University, 113 Holden Hall, Boston & Akron Streets, Lubbock, TX 79409-1015 Fax: 806.742.0850
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