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
#50 Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY

2.6
#50 University of California—​Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA

2.6
#50 University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

2.6
#54 Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ

2.5
#54 Claremont Graduate University

Claremont, CA

2.5
#54 University of California—​Riverside

Riverside, CA

2.5
#54 University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS

2.5
#54 University of Nebraska—​Lincoln

Lincoln, NE

2.5
#54 University of South Carolina

Columbia, SC

2.5
#54 University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

2.5
#61 Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA

2.4
#61 Boston University

Boston, MA

2.4
#61 George Mason University

Fairfax, VA

2.4
#61 Purdue University—​West Lafayette

West Lafayette, IN

2.4
#61 University of Missouri

Columbia, MO

2.4
#61 University of North Texas

Denton, TX

2.4
#61 University of Wisconsin—​Milwaukee

Milwaukee, WI

2.4
#68 American University

Washington, DC

2.3
#68 Brandeis University

Waltham, MA

2.3
#68 CUNY Graduate School and University Center

New York, NY

2.3
#68 Louisiana State University—​Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge, LA

2.3
#68 University of Houston

Houston, TX

2.3
#68 University of Illinois—​Chicago

Chicago, IL

2.3
#68 University of Massachusetts—​Amherst

Worcester, MA

2.3
#68 University of Oregon

Eugene, OR

2.3

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