There are schools offering political science degrees in Virginia!
Schools Offering Political Science Programs in Virginia
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University of Virginia-Main Campus, which was ranked 10th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Virginia that has a political science program. It is located in Charlottesville. In 2010, University of Virginia-Main Campus graduated 124 students from its political science program. Students at University of Virginia-Main Campus paid $10,828 per year in tuition fees.
College of William and Mary, which was ranked 16th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Virginia that has a political science program. It is located in Williamsburg. In 2010, College of William and Mary graduated 139 students from its political science program. College of William and Mary charged in-state students $12,188 in tuition fees per year.
The third-ranked school in Virginia with a political science program is Washington and Lee University, which is located in Lexington. In 2010, it was ranked 16th nationwide. In 2010, 33 students graduated from Washington and Lee University political science program. The tuition rate at Washington and Lee University was $40,387 per year.
If you are hoping to attend one of Virginia's political science schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $19,540 per year, though tuition can range from $41,610 per year to $6,214 per year. In 2010, the political science schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Virginia were:
- University of Richmond - located in University Of Richmond, students are charged $41,610 per year
- Washington and Lee University - located in Lexington, students are charged $40,387 per year
- Hampden-Sydney College - located in Hampden Sydney, students are charged $32,489 per year
The political science schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Virginia were:
- Old Dominion University - located in Norfolk, students are charged $6,214 per year
- Norfolk State University - located in Norfolk, students are charged $6,327 per year
- Virginia State University - located in Petersburg, students are charged $6,570 per year
A political science degree from a Virginia school... what next?
The highest percentage of political science graduates in Virginia pursue careers as a political scientist. If you decide to work as a political scientist in Virginia, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 400 Virginia political scientists as of 2010. The Virginia counties with the largest populations of political scientists are:
According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of political scientists is expected to grow by 26% by 2018. There are projected to be 590 political scientists working in the Virginia then.
A political scientist in Virginia earns $125,110 per year on average.
Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Virginia statistics regarding a career in political science and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as international business or communications.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Bachelor's Degree in Political Science in Virginia
- Master's Degree in Political Science in Virginia
- Doctoral Degree in Political Science in Virginia
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|5,631 miles from location||Liberty University||Lynchburg||VA||25.2255||n/a||46,312|
|5,539 miles from location||Virginia Commonwealth University||Richmond||VA||67.5826||36%||32,172|
|5,543 miles from location||George Mason University||Fairfax||VA||38.2292||31%||32,067|
|5,698 miles from location||Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University||Blacksburg||VA||81.4386||36%||30,870|
|5,601 miles from location||University of Virginia-Main Campus||Charlottesville||VA||89.7774||48%||24,355|
|5,470 miles from location||Old Dominion University||Norfolk||VA||32.4015||39%||24,013|
|5,624 miles from location||James Madison University||Harrisonburg||VA||79.9166||63%||18,971|
|5,704 miles from location||Radford University||Radford||VA||30.9064||33%||8,878|
|5,496 miles from location||College of William and Mary||Williamsburg||VA||84.4734||34%||7,874|
|5,467 miles from location||Norfolk State University||Norfolk||VA||22.114||36%||6,993|
|5,474 miles from location||Hampton University||Hampton||VA||23.6588||n/a||5,402|
|5,547 miles from location||University of Mary Washington||Fredericksburg||VA||71.3619||27%||5,381|
|5,534 miles from location||Virginia State University||Petersburg||VA||51.9898||30%||5,366|
|5,482 miles from location||Christopher Newport University||Newport News||VA||29.8333||27%||4,952|
|5,588 miles from location||Longwood University||Farmville||VA||29.7314||34%||4,832|
|5,463 miles from location||Regent University||Virginia Beach||VA||10.8299||61%||4,656|
|5,544 miles from location||University of Richmond||University Of Richmond||VA||77.8979||30%||4,344|
|5,534 miles from location||Marymount University||Arlington||VA||56.6943||26%||3,480|
|5,632 miles from location||Lynchburg College||Lynchburg||VA||60.3836||19%||2,589|
|5,649 miles from location||Washington and Lee University||Lexington||VA||83.5175||40%||2,153|
|5,679 miles from location||Roanoke College||Salem||VA||62.4067||20%||2,044|
|5,632 miles from location||Mary Baldwin College||Staunton||VA||52.7593||17%||1,782|
|5,539 miles from location||Virginia Union University||Richmond||VA||15.8502||n/a||1,691|
|5,628 miles from location||Bridgewater College||Bridgewater||VA||25.9461||18%||1,590|
|5,674 miles from location||Ferrum College||Ferrum||VA||18.5349||28%||1,425|
|5,463 miles from location||Virginia Wesleyan College||Norfolk||VA||52.9678||31%||1,336|
|5,542 miles from location||Randolph-Macon College||Ashland||VA||61.0369||14%||1,246|
|5,591 miles from location||Hampden-Sydney College||Hampden Sydney||VA||63.3487||23%||1,068|
|5,673 miles from location||Hollins University||Roanoke||VA||64.4306||32%||1,057|
|5,773 miles from location||Emory and Henry College||Emory||VA||59.2251||31%||1,002|
|5,638 miles from location||Averett University||Danville||VA||28.3991||87%||917|
|5,627 miles from location||Sweet Briar College||Sweet Briar||VA||61.8591||33%||756|
|5,644 miles from location||Southern Virginia University||Buena Vista||VA||49.6776||40%||641|
|5,553 miles from location||Saint Pauls College||Lawrenceville||VA||36.8924||38%||584|
|5,791 miles from location||Virginia Intermont College||Bristol||VA||31.2762||20%||577|
|5,631 miles from location||Randolph College||Lynchburg||VA||27.7846||16%||500|
Curious what studying Political Science gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Virginia
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary +||470||$67,700||0.0%|
|Political Scientists +||400||$125,110||66.7%|
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