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
#9 Columbia University

New York, NY

#7 Duke University

Durham, NC

#16 George Washington University

Washington, DC

#1 Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

#10 Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

#4 Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

#2 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

#17 Texas A&M University—​College Station

College Station, TX

#5 University of California—​Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

#8 University of California—​Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

#14 University of California—​San Diego

La Jolla, CA

#3 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

#10 University of North Carolina—​Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

#13 University of Wisconsin—​Madison

Madison, WI

#12 Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN

#15 Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

#6 Yale University

New Haven, CT

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