Best Political Science colleges in Wisconsin 2021

Best Political Science colleges in Wisconsin for 2021

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When it comes to studying political science at UW – Madison, a good slogan might be “the more the merrier.” Your graduating class probably will have 800 or so political science majors (this is a place with nearly 30,000 undergraduates, after all). But the political science department is known for its collegiality, and the average student rating of instructors is an impressive 4.5 on a 5-point scale.

Size becomes a definite plus when it comes to jobs and internships in the political science field. With 17,000 UW—Madison political science alum, students have instant connections worldwide. The spirit of helping one another is especially prominent in the university’s Wisconsin in Washington program. Alum in the D.C. area serve as mentors and assist with networking when students come to the nation’s capital to intern in governmental offices, think tanks, advocacy groups, and the like. Once a Badger, always a Badger.

Lawrence University
Appleton, WI

Lawrence University offers 1 Political Science and Government, General degree programs. It's a small, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a small city. In 2019, 24 Political Science and Government, General students graduated with students earning 24 Bachelor's degrees.

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Marquette University
Milwaukee, WI

Marquette University offers 2 Political Science and Government, General degree programs. It's a large, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 82 Political Science and Government, General students graduated with students earning 76 Bachelor's degrees, and 6 Master's degrees.

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee offers 3 Political Science and Government, General degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 47 Political Science and Government, General students graduated with students earning 41 Bachelor's degrees, 5 Master's degrees, and 1 Doctoral degree.

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater offers 2 Political Science and Government, General degree programs. It's a large, public, four-year university in a faraway town. In 2019, 36 Political Science and Government, General students graduated with students earning 28 Bachelor's degrees, and 8 Certificates.

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh offers 1 Political Science and Government, General degree programs. It's a large, public, four-year university in a small city. In 2019, 20 Political Science and Government, General students graduated with students earning 20 Bachelor's degrees.

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse offers 1 Political Science and Government, General degree programs. It's a large, public, four-year university in a small city. In 2019, 40 Political Science and Government, General students graduated with students earning 40 Bachelor's degrees.

University of Wisconsin-River Falls offers 1 Political Science and Government, General degree programs. It's a medium sized, public, four-year university in a faraway town. In 2019, 8 Political Science and Government, General students graduated with students earning 8 Bachelor's degrees.

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire offers 2 Political Science and Government, General degree programs. It's a large, public, four-year university in a small city. In 2019, 34 Political Science and Government, General students graduated with students earning 26 Bachelor's degrees, and 8 Certificates.

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay offers 1 Political Science and Government, General degree programs. It's a medium sized, public, four-year university in a midsize city. In 2019, 22 Political Science and Government, General students graduated with students earning 22 Bachelor's degrees.

List of all Political Science colleges in Wisconsin

School Average Tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of Wisconsin-Madison Logo University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, WI
3/5
20 : 1 44,257
Lawrence University Logo Lawrence University Appleton, WI
5/5
8 : 1 1,442
Marquette University Logo Marquette University Milwaukee, WI
5/5
17 : 1 11,819
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Logo University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI
3/5
24 : 1 25,731
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Logo University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Whitewater, WI
2/5
24 : 1 12,452
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Logo University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Oshkosh, WI
2/5
37 : 1 15,521
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Logo University of Wisconsin-La Crosse La Crosse, WI
3/5
21 : 1 10,623
University of Wisconsin-River Falls Logo University of Wisconsin-River Falls River Falls, WI
3/5
27 : 1 5,980
Saint Norbert College Logo Saint Norbert College De Pere, WI
5/5
15 : 1 2,081
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Logo University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Eau Claire, WI
3/5
27 : 1 11,255
University of Wisconsin-Parkside Logo University of Wisconsin-Parkside Kenosha, WI
2/5
27 : 1 4,388
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Logo University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Green Bay, WI
2/5
36 : 1 8,766
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Logo University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Stevens Point, WI
3/5
24 : 1 8,332
Carthage College Logo Carthage College Kenosha, WI
5/5
16 : 1 2,742
Beloit College Logo Beloit College Beloit, WI
5/5
12 : 1 1,143
Ripon College Logo Ripon College Ripon, WI
5/5
14 : 1 787
University of Wisconsin-Platteville Logo University of Wisconsin-Platteville Platteville, WI
2/5
26 : 1 8,271
Alverno College Logo Alverno College Milwaukee, WI
5/5
20 : 1 1,744
Edgewood College Logo Edgewood College Madison, WI
5/5
14 : 1 2,038
Carroll University Logo Carroll University Waukesha, WI
5/5
25 : 1 3,449

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