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.

Cost

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

More Information

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

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