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The University of California Merced, the 10th UC campus, offers graduate and undergraduate degrees in political science. We encourage applications from individuals interested in conducting cutting-edge research at the first American research university opened in the 21st Century.  We have a core of discipline-leading faculty members who specialize in research and teaching in the areas of political institutions and political economy, and political cognition and behavior. Learn more about our graduate program here, and our undegraduate major here
We hope that our website answers many of your questions about political science at UC Merced. If you cannot find the answer to your question here, please email us.  

Updated 2023