Political Science Schools In Alabama

In Alabama, there are 21 accredited schools where political science classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in political science in the state of Alabama, which encompasses political science training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Political Science
  • Masters degree in Political Science
  • PhD degree in Political Science


Schools

  1. Alabama A & M University

    4900 Meridian St, Normal, Alabama 35762

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  2. University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Administration Bldg Suite 1070, Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0110

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of Alabama in Huntsville

    301 Sparkman Dr, Huntsville, Alabama 35899

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Alabama State University

    915 S Jackson Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36101-0271

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  5. The University of Alabama

    739 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0166

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Athens State University

    300 N Beaty St, Athens, Alabama 35611

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  7. Auburn University at Montgomery

    7440 East Drive, Montgomery, Alabama 36117-3596

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  8. Auburn University

    Auburn, Alabama, Auburn University, Alabama 36849

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Birmingham Southern College

    900 Arkadelphia Road, Birmingham, Alabama 35254

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  10. Huntingdon College

    1500 East Fairview Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama 36106-2148

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  11. Jacksonville State University

    700 Pelham Road North, Jacksonville, Alabama 36265

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  12. Miles College

    5500 Myron Massey Blvd, Fairfield, Alabama 35064-2621

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  13. University of Mobile

    5735 College Parkway Drive, Mobile, Alabama 36613-2842

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  14. University of Montevallo

    Station 6001, Montevallo, Alabama 35115-6000

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  15. University of North Alabama

    One Harrison Plaza, Florence, Alabama 35632-0001

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  16. Oakwood University

    7000 Adventist Blvd NW, Huntsville, Alabama 35896

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  17. Samford University

    800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35229-2240

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  18. University of South Alabama

    307 N University Blvd, Mobile, Alabama 36688-0002

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  19. Spring Hill College

    4000 Dauphin St, Mobile, Alabama 36608-1791

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  20. Troy University

    University Avenue, Troy, Alabama 36082-0001

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  21. Tuskegee University

    Kresge Center, 3rd Floor, Tuskegee, Alabama 36088-1920

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Political Science Employment

Alabama 200
National 20,400

Of all of the political science professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Alabama.

Employment Growth for Political science professionals In Alabama

150 120 160 160 200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Alabama, political science is a growing field. In Alabama, 50 more political science professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Alabama, this field has grown by 33% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of political science professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of political science professionals has grown by 14% from 2006 to 2010.

Political Science VS. All Professions salaries in Alabama

$60,390 $60,970 $61,750 $64,310 $68,850
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of political science professionals is growing, the salaries paid to political science professionals are increasing in Alabama. Political science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $60,390 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $68,850 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Alabama

10th percentile
$38,760
25th percentile
$51,520
50th percentile
$65,830
75th percentile
$82,600
90th percentile
$106,270

This represents a 12% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 174% pay differential between the highest paid political science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of political science in Alabama.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Alabama

Communications
$38,545
International Business
$89,477
Political Science
$68,850
Public Administration
$83,052

Political science professionals in Alabama earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Political Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alabama

associate
0
bachelor
21
master
2
doctor
1
Certificate
0
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The number of students graduating from the 21 accredited political science schools in Alabama is increasing. In 2006 there were 428 political science graduates from political science courses in Alabama and in 2010 there were 484 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of political science school degree or certificate graduates in Alabama by 13%. A majority of these graduates, or 88%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in political science.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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