Political Science

Ranked in 2013 | Political Science Rankings Methodology

For graduate students, political science is an area that combines history, current events and analysis. Students are often able to specialize their degree to a certain area of politics. These are the best political science programs.

Rank School name Score
#25 Indiana University—​Bloomington

Bloomington, IN

3.4
#25 Texas A&M University—​College Station

College Station, TX

3.4
#28 Pennsylvania State University—​University Park

University Park, PA

3.3
#28 University of Maryland—​College Park

College Park, MD

3.3
#28 University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

3.3
#28 University of Washington

Seattle, WA

3.3
#32 Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

3.2
#32 Rice University

Houston, TX

3.2
#32 Stony Brook University—​SUNY

Stony Brook, NY

3.2
#32 University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA

3.2
#36 George Washington University

Washington, DC

3.1
#36 University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN

3.1
#36 University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA

3.1
#36 Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN

3.1
#40 Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL

3.0
#40 Georgetown University

Washington, DC

3.0
#40 Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

3.0
#40 University of California—​Irvine

Irvine, CA

3.0
#40 University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

3.0
#45 Brown University

Providence, RI

2.9
#45 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey—​New Brunswick

New Brunswick, NJ

2.9
#45 University of Colorado—​Boulder

Boulder, CO

2.9
#48 University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

2.7
#48 University of Georgia

Athens, GA

2.7
#50 Binghamton University—​SUNY

Binghamton, NY

2.6

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