Best Political Science Colleges in Wisconsin

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in Wisconsin 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 23 Political Science schools located within Wisconsin. 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 Wisconsin for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, WI

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.

Based on 96 Reviews
2 Marquette University Milwaukee, WI

Marquette University offers 3 Political Science Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 75 students graduated in the study area of Political Science with students earning 71 Bachelor's degrees, and 4 Master's degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews
3 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Whitewater, WI

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater offers 2 Political Science Degree programs. It's a large public university in a far away town. In 2015, 41 students graduated in the study area of Political Science with students earning 41 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 40 Reviews
4 Carthage College Kenosha, WI

Carthage College offers 2 Political Science Degree programs. It's a small private university in a mid sized suburb. In 2015, 10 students graduated in the study area of Political Science with students earning 10 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
5 Concordia University-Wisconsin Mequon, WI

Concordia University-Wisconsin offers 2 Political Science Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb.

6 University of Wisconsin-La Crosse La Crosse, WI

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse offers 2 Political Science Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 49 students graduated in the study area of Political Science with students earning 49 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
7 Carroll University Waukesha, WI

Carroll University offers 2 Political Science Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a small city. In 2015, 7 students graduated in the study area of Political Science with students earning 7 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
8 Saint Norbert College De Pere, WI

Saint Norbert College offers 2 Political Science Degree programs. It's a small private university in a mid sized suburb. In 2015, 17 students graduated in the study area of Political Science with students earning 17 Bachelor's degrees.

9 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee offers 4 Political Science Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 54 students graduated in the study area of Political Science with students earning 50 Bachelor's degrees, 4 Master's degrees.

Based on 40 Reviews
10 Edgewood College Madison, WI

Edgewood College offers 2 Political Science Degree programs. It's a small private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 9 students graduated in the study area of Political Science with students earning 9 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews

List of all Political Science Colleges in Wisconsin

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of Wisconsin-Madison University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, WI
3/5
12 : 1 42,716
Marquette University Marquette University Milwaukee, WI
5/5
15 : 1 11,491
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Whitewater, WI
2/5
25 : 1 12,360
Carthage College Carthage College Kenosha, WI
5/5
14 : 1 2,978
Concordia University-Wisconsin Concordia University-Wisconsin Mequon, WI
5/5
20 : 1 8,268
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse University of Wisconsin-La Crosse La Crosse, WI
3/5
20 : 1 10,490
Carroll University Carroll University Waukesha, WI
5/5
17 : 1 3,508
Saint Norbert College Saint Norbert College De Pere, WI
5/5
15 : 1 2,180
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI
3/5
22 : 1 26,726
Edgewood College Edgewood College Madison, WI
5/5
13 : 1 2,678
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Eau Claire, WI
3/5
23 : 1 10,592
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Green Bay, WI
2/5
32 : 1 6,784
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Oshkosh, WI
2/5
29 : 1 14,051
Ripon College Ripon College Ripon, WI
5/5
12 : 1 794
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Stevens Point, WI
2/5
24 : 1 9,265
University of Wisconsin-River Falls University of Wisconsin-River Falls River Falls, WI
2/5
23 : 1 5,949
University of Wisconsin-Platteville University of Wisconsin-Platteville Platteville, WI
2/5
26 : 1 8,945
Cardinal Stritch University Cardinal Stritch University Milwaukee, WI
5/5
14 : 1 3,176
Alverno College Alverno College Milwaukee, WI
5/5
16 : 1 2,209
University of Wisconsin-Superior University of Wisconsin-Superior Superior, WI
3/5
19 : 1 2,497
Lawrence University Lawrence University Appleton, WI
5/5
9 : 1 1,557
University of Wisconsin-Parkside University of Wisconsin-Parkside Kenosha, WI
2/5
25 : 1 4,412
Beloit College Beloit College Beloit, WI
5/5
12 : 1 1,358

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Additional Political Science Degree Facts for Wisconsin Schools

Wisconsin Schools offering online Political Science degrees

Online Political Science degrees are available with as many as 40 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
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater 0 0 40 0 0
How many Wisconsin schools offer online Political Science degrees?
  • 1 Bachelor's

What Political Science degree programs were earned in Wisconsin?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 23 Colleges 794 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 2 Colleges 11 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 3 Colleges 14 Graduates
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