American Politics

Ranked in 2013, part of Political Science

A graduate degree in American politics will give students an advanced understanding of the three branches of government, federalism, political behavior and more. These are the top political science programs for American politics.

Rank School name
#1 Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

#2 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

#3 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

#4 Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

#5 University of California—​Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

#6 Yale University

New Haven, CT

#7 Duke University

Durham, NC

#8 University of California—​Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

#9 Columbia University

New York, NY

#10 Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

#10 University of North Carolina—​Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

#12 Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN

#13 University of Wisconsin—​Madison

Madison, WI

#14 University of California—​San Diego

La Jolla, CA

#15 Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

#16 George Washington University

Washington, DC

#17 Texas A&M University—​College Station

College Station, TX

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