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
#14 Brown University

Providence, RI

#10 Columbia University

New York, NY

#14 Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

#7 Duke University

Durham, NC

#2 Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

#5 Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

#8 Northwestern University

Evanston, IL

#1 Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

#10 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

#6 University of California—​Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

#10 University of California—​Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

#3 University of Chicago

Chicago, IL

#13 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

#9 University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN

#4 Yale University

New Haven, CT

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