Ranking of Political Science Graduate Schools

Rank the top 105 Political Science graduate programs in the US using the latest National Research Council data.

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Ranking of Political Science PhD Programs

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Rank School & Program Regres Quality Survey Quality Student Outcomes Jobs at Grad Diversity
Stanford University
Political Science
2-51-11-1176%43-69
Harvard University
Government
1-32-33-3480%59-81
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Political Science
1-42-333-6671%15-38
Princeton University
Politics
8-166-142-2687%41-70
New York University
Politics
6-124-917-5766%9-30
Columbia University in the City of New York
Political Science
3-64-1458-8472%26-50
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
Political Science
16-344-113-3081%7-27
Rice University
Political Science
21-454-132-3392%10-30
University of California-Berkeley
Political Science
1-514-3158-8082%86-99
University of California-San Diego
Political Science
6-145-1617-5371%84-98
Yale University
Political Science
5-95-1517-5460%21-43
University of Chicago
Political Science
6-117-2151-7964%11-34
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus
Political Science
18-428-246-4080%3-12
Duke University
Political Science
9-2110-267-4481%74-90
Cornell University
Government
14-2825-386-4287%7-25
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Political Science
8-1613-296-4775%80-96
SUNY at Binghamton
Political Science
23-505-223-4073%18-40
University of California-Davis
Political Science
20-389-304-3488%88-100
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Political Science
11-2122-367-4083%70-92
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Political Science
20-3914-3214-5480%20-42
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Political Science
10-224-1949-7665%49-74
University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Political Science
13-2613-3014-5076%42-69
Indiana University-Bloomington
Political Science
19-4513-312-3575%42-66
University of Arizona
Political Science
34-5921-371-2191%31-57
University of Rochester
Political Science
36-6813-311-2475%13-34
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Political Science
17-3228-4220-6086%22-48
Stony Brook University
Political Science
24-4714-391-2284%50-79
Ohio State University-Main Campus
Political Science
9-2222-397-4369%48-74
Emory University
Political Science
21-4316-3910-5783%56-83
University of California-Los Angeles
Political Science
9-1725-4141-7468%40-66
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Program Student Count Full Time Tuition NRC Ranks Out of NRC Rank NRC Research Rank NRC Diversity Rank Average Verbal GRE Average Qualitative GRE % with Job at Graduation % Jobs PostDoc % Students Citizen/Perm. Resident % Female Students % Female Faculty % Faculty Minority