Comparative Politics

Ranked in 2013, part of Political Science

Comparative politics is a broad discipline of analysis, as graduate students examine different countries through research and methodologies. These are the top political science programs for comparative politics.

Rank School name
#1 Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

#2 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

#3 Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

#3 University of California—​Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

#5 Columbia University

New York, NY

#6 Yale University

New Haven, CT

#7 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

#8 University of California—​Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

#9 Duke University

Durham, NC

#10 Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

#11 University of California—​San Diego

La Jolla, CA

#12 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA

#12 New York University

New York, NY

#14 University of North Carolina—​Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

#15 University of California—​Davis

Davis, CA

#16 Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

#17 University of Chicago

Chicago, IL

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