About Us

The Department of Political Science provides a high quality educational program for undergraduate students as well as a rigorous honors program. The Department also offers a highly selective graduate education ranging from innovative M.A. programs to a comprehensive Ph.D. program.

There are roughly 1,000 undergraduate Political Science majors at the University of Florida. Every year 75-100 students participate in our internship program with local, state, and federal agencies and legislative offices, allowing these students to experience the political world first-hand. We also typically have two-dozen undergraduate Junior Fellows who work directly on research projects with our faculty.

Political Science faculty members have been at the forefront of efforts to internationalize the campus and curriculum at UF, including unique opportunities for undergraduates to participate in study abroad programs.