Top Political Science and Government, General All Programs - 2021

While Political Science and Government, General offers degrees up to the Doctors degree professional practice, most students earn a Bachelors degree. Students major in Political Science and Government, General all over the country, though the major sees the most graduates in California. The average annual income for an undergraduate degree in Political Science and Government, General is $44,500.

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Gender

Total Students
40,521
Total Males
20,966
Total Females
19,555

Degree Type

  • Total Bachelors degree

    35,717

  • Total Associates degree

    2,003

  • Total Masters degree

    1,718

  • Total Doctors degree research scholarship

    767

  • Total Award of less than 1 academic year Degree

    158

  • Total Postbaccalaureate certificate

    91

  • Total Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years Degree

    66

  • Total Doctors degree professional practice

    1

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See where Political Science and Government, General is the most popular major in the U.S.
This heat map represents the states that have the highest percent of Political Science and Government, General degrees compared to all other degrees awarded in that state.
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Top Colleges for Political Science and Government, General

Princeton University is a top option for students who are interested in pursuing a major in Political Science and Government, General. Students can earn up to a Doctors degree professional practice at the school. Princeton University grants around 110 degreess to students majoring in Political Science and Government, General per year. However, Dartmouth College and United States Naval Academy are also options to consider. Take a look at the college options in the table below.

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Careers for Political Science and Government, General Majors

Some of the highest paying careers for Political Science and Government, General majors include Political Scientists, Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary and Regulatory Affairs Managers. However, something else to consider is how much demand there is for specific positions. Positions that are in high need that a degree in Political Science and Government, General can prepare you for are Regulatory Affairs Managers, Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary and Political Scientists.

Top Paying Careers for Political Science and Government, General

  1. Political Scientists   (Median Wage: $122,220)
  2. Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $85,930)

Most in Demand Careers for Political Science and Government, General

  1. Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary
  2. Political Scientists
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