Political Theory

Ranked in 2013, part of Political Science

In political theory courses, students analyze major issues throughout political history, such as justice, power, equality and the relationship between human nature and politics. These are the top graduate schools for political theory.

Rank School name
#1 Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

#2 Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

#3 University of Chicago

Chicago, IL

#4 Yale University

New Haven, CT

#5 Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

#6 University of California—​Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

#7 Duke University

Durham, NC

#8 Northwestern University

Evanston, IL

#9 University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN

#10 Columbia University

New York, NY

#10 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

#10 University of California—​Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

#13 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

#14 Brown University

Providence, RI

#14 Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

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