Political Science in Georgia

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Schools Offering Political Science Programs in Georgia

Approximately 0.4% of graduates in of Georgia receive political science degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 991 political scientists graduate from Georgia's 28 political science schools.

Top Schools

Emory University, which was ranked 14th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Georgia that has a political science program. It is located in Atlanta. 88 students graduated with a degree in political science from Emory University in 2010. The tuition rate at Emory University was $39,158 per year.

The second-ranked school in Georgia that has a political science program is University of Georgia. University of Georgia, which was ranked 15th in the country in 2010, is located in Athens. 212 students graduated with degree in political science from University of Georgia in 2010. Tuition at University of Georgia was $8,736 per year.

Georgia State University, which is located in Atlanta, is the third-ranked school in Georgia that has a political science program. It received a ranking of 32nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Georgia State University graduated 160 students from its political science programs. The tuition rate at Georgia State University was $8,698 per year.


Tuition at Georgia's political science schools ranges from $39,158 per year to $4,454 per year. But, the average tuition is $13,656 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Georgia political science schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Emory University - located in Atlanta, students are charged $39,158 per year
  2. Agnes Scott College - located in Decatur, students are charged $31,283 per year
  3. Mercer University - located in Macon, students are charged $30,560 per year

The political science schools in Georgia that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Georgia Southwestern State University - located in Americus, students are charged $4,454 per year
  2. Armstrong Atlantic State University - located in Savannah, students are charged $4,510 per year
  3. Clayton State University - located in Morrow, students are charged $4,566 per year

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For more data regarding a career in political science in Georgia and to compare salaries with various related fields such as international business or communications, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Political Science in Georgia
  • Master's Degree in Political Science in Georgia
  • Doctoral Degree in Political Science in Georgia

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,845 miles from location University of Georgia Athens GA 84.6189 51% 34,885
5,902 miles from location Georgia State University Atlanta GA 68.3293 68% 30,427
5,915 miles from location Kennesaw State University Kennesaw GA 60.8852 56% 22,389
5,746 miles from location Georgia Southern University Statesboro GA 32.9448 72% 19,086
5,899 miles from location Emory University Atlanta GA 86.1612 28% 12,930
5,827 miles from location Valdosta State University Valdosta GA 59.0098 52% 12,391
5,943 miles from location University of West Georgia Carrollton GA 56.8754 57% 11,500
5,930 miles from location Columbus State University Columbus GA 24.244 61% 8,178
5,856 miles from location Mercer University Macon GA 66.2857 20% 8,072
5,707 miles from location Armstrong Atlantic State University Savannah GA 55.7086 61% 7,538
5,765 miles from location Augusta State University Augusta GA 51.0634 68% 7,061
5,833 miles from location Georgia College & State University Milledgeville GA 63.1655 48% 6,633
0 miles from location Clayton State University Morrow GA 21.8026 53% 6,587
5,882 miles from location North Georgia College & State University Dahlonega GA 27.7495 53% 5,652
5,880 miles from location Albany State University Albany GA 26.6919 38% 4,473
5,904 miles from location Clark Atlanta University Atlanta GA 22.0674 18% 3,873
5,701 miles from location Savannah State University Savannah GA 17.8643 n/a 3,820
5,869 miles from location Fort Valley State University Fort Valley GA 21.9471 40% 3,553
5,887 miles from location Georgia Southwestern State University Americus GA 23.3063 52% 2,903
5,858 miles from location Piedmont College Demorest GA 22.0766 30% 2,811
5,904 miles from location Morehouse College Atlanta GA 61.0705 41% 2,689
5,904 miles from location Spelman College Atlanta GA 35.9892 26% 2,229
5,950 miles from location Berry College Mount Berry GA 63.3969 35% 1,922
5,899 miles from location Oglethorpe University Atlanta GA 61.04 11% 1,100
5,792 miles from location Brewton-Parker College Mount Vernon GA 46.2674 50% 1,049
5,938 miles from location LaGrange College Lagrange GA 24.6088 26% 1,027
5,897 miles from location Agnes Scott College Decatur GA 30.6491 26% 868
5,860 miles from location Wesleyan College Macon GA 56.1354 38% 685

Curious what studying Political Science gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Georgia

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary + 440 $66,950 -17.0%

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