Best Political Science Colleges in Pennsylvania

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in Pennsylvania that offer Political Science degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 82 Political Science schools located within Pennsylvania. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Political Science Colleges in Pennsylvania for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA

University of Pennsylvania offers 4 Political Science Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 136 students graduated in the study area of Political Science with students earning 115 Bachelor's degrees, 11 Doctoral degrees, and 10 Master's degrees.

Based on 56 Reviews
2 Lafayette College Easton, PA

Lafayette College offers 2 Political Science Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 62 students graduated in the study area of Political Science with students earning 62 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
3 University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus offers 4 Political Science Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 175 students graduated in the study area of Political Science with students earning 164 Bachelor's degrees, 8 Master's degrees, and 3 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 72 Reviews
4 Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus University Park, PA

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus offers 3 Political Science Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 156 students graduated in the study area of Political Science with students earning 141 Bachelor's degrees, 12 Master's degrees, and 3 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 132 Reviews
5 Bucknell University Lewisburg, PA

Bucknell University offers 2 Political Science Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a far away town. In 2015, 85 students graduated in the study area of Political Science with students earning 85 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews
6 Villanova University Villanova, PA

Villanova University offers 4 Political Science Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 101 students graduated in the study area of Political Science with students earning 88 Bachelor's degrees, 13 Master's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
7 Lehigh University Bethlehem, PA

Lehigh University offers 3 Political Science Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a small city. In 2015, 48 students graduated in the study area of Political Science with students earning 39 Bachelor's degrees, and 9 Master's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
8 Temple University Philadelphia, PA

Temple University offers 3 Political Science Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 120 students graduated in the study area of Political Science with students earning 113 Bachelor's degrees, 4 Doctoral degrees, and 3 Master's degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews
9 Swarthmore College Swarthmore, PA

Swarthmore College offers 2 Political Science Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 38 students graduated in the study area of Political Science with students earning 38 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
10 Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA

Carnegie Mellon University offers 1 Political Science Degree program. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 1 students graduated in the study area of Political Science with students earning 1 Bachelor's degree.

Based on 16 Reviews

List of all Political Science Colleges in Pennsylvania

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of Pennsylvania University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
5/5
12 : 1 24,876
Lafayette College Lafayette College Easton, PA
5/5
11 : 1 2,533
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh, PA
4/5
7 : 1 28,649
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus University Park, PA
4/5
16 : 1 47,307
Bucknell University Bucknell University Lewisburg, PA
5/5
9 : 1 3,625
Villanova University Villanova University Villanova, PA
5/5
14 : 1 10,711
Lehigh University Lehigh University Bethlehem, PA
5/5
13 : 1 7,054
Temple University Temple University Philadelphia, PA
4/5
15 : 1 38,007
Swarthmore College Swarthmore College Swarthmore, PA
5/5
8 : 1 1,581
Carnegie Mellon University Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA
5/5
11 : 1 12,963
Franklin and Marshall College Franklin and Marshall College Lancaster, PA
5/5
8 : 1 2,249
Haverford College Haverford College Haverford, PA
5/5
9 : 1 1,233
West Chester University of Pennsylvania West Chester University of Pennsylvania West Chester, PA
3/5
22 : 1 16,597
Dickinson College Dickinson College Carlisle, PA
5/5
10 : 1 2,420
University of Scranton University of Scranton Scranton, PA
5/5
16 : 1 5,422
Duquesne University Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA
5/5
15 : 1 9,404
Gettysburg College Gettysburg College Gettysburg, PA
5/5
10 : 1 2,447
Drexel University Drexel University Philadelphia, PA
5/5
14 : 1 25,595
Bryn Mawr College Bryn Mawr College Bryn Mawr, PA
5/5
10 : 1 1,692
La Salle University La Salle University Philadelphia, PA
5/5
17 : 1 5,683
Widener University-Main Campus Widener University-Main Campus Chester, PA
5/5
15 : 1 5,303
Arcadia University Arcadia University Glenside, PA
5/5
14 : 1 3,984
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania East Stroudsburg, PA
3/5
23 : 1 6,828
Millersville University of Pennsylvania Millersville University of Pennsylvania Millersville, PA
3/5
24 : 1 7,959
Grove City College Grove City College Grove City, PA
4/5
2,444

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Additional Political Science Degree Facts for Pennsylvania Schools

Pennsylvania Schools offering online Political Science degrees

Online Political Science degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 153 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Political Science degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus 0 0 141 12 0
Pennsylvania State University-World Campus 0 0 28 0 0
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College 0 0 15 0 0
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona 0 0 9 0 0
How many Pennsylvania schools offer online Political Science degrees?
  • 5 Bachelor's
  • 1 Master's

What Political Science degree programs were earned in Pennsylvania?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 3 Colleges 5 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 81 Colleges 1,926 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 4 Colleges 21 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 7 Colleges 64 Graduates
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