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Political Science in Maine

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Schools Offering Political Science Programs in Maine

Each year, roughly 0.9% of Maine students graduate with degrees in political science. That means an estimated 255 political scientists graduate from Maine's 10 political science schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Maine with a political science program is Bowdoin College, which is located in Brunswick. In 2010, it was ranked 15th nationwide. In 2010, 71 students graduated from Bowdoin College's political science program. Tuition at Bowdoin College was $41,565 per year.

Colby College, which was ranked 21st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Maine that has a political science program. It is located in Waterville. In 2010, Colby College graduated 31 students from its political science program.

The third-ranked school in Maine that has a political science program is University of Maine. University of Maine, which was ranked 34th in the country in 2010, is located in Orono. 54 students graduated with degree in political science from University of Maine in 2010. University of Maine charged in-state students $10,142 in tuition fees per year.


If you choose to attend a Maine political science school, average tuition will be $15,471 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $7,090 per year to $41,565 per year. In 2010, the following Maine political science schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Bowdoin College - located in Brunswick, students are charged $41,565 per year
  2. University of New England - located in Biddeford, students are charged $29,330 per year
  3. Saint Joseph's College of Maine - located in Standish, students are charged $27,345 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Maine political science schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of Maine at Presque Isle - located in Presque Isle, students are charged $7,090 per year
  2. University of Southern Maine - located in Portland, students are charged $8,538 per year
  3. University of Maine at Farmington - located in Farmington, students are charged $9,022 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Maine statistics regarding a career in political science. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as international business or communications.

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  • Bachelor's Degree in Political Science in Maine

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary 110 $85,550

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