Political Science Schools In Arizona

Arizona has 8 accredited political science schools where political science faculty who teach political science classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of political science and political science training in Arizona, which includes political science training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Arizona State University

    Tempe, Arizona 85287

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Arizona Western College

    2020 S. Avenue 8E, Yuma, Arizona 85365-8834

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of Arizona

    1401 E University, Tucson, Arizona 85721-0066

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Cochise College

    4190 W Highway 80, Douglas, Arizona 85607-9724

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Eastern Arizona College

    615 N. Stadium Ave., Thatcher, Arizona 85552-0769

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Northern Arizona University

    Knoles Drive, Babbitt Administrative Center, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011-4132

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Pima Community College

    401 North Bonita Avenue, Tucson, Arizona 85709-5000

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Prescott College

    220 Grove Ave, Prescott, Arizona 86301

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Political Science Employment

Arizona 310
National 20,400

Approximately 2% of the country's political science professionals work in Arizona state.

Employment Growth for Political science professionals In Arizona

170 170 110 130 310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of political science professionals is growing in Arizona. 140 more political science professionals were working in Arizona in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 82% growth in the field. 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 Arizona

$51,750 $52,810 $61,320 $61,510 $75,110
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to political science professionals are growing in Arizona. In 2006 political science professionals made a mean salary of $51,750 per year, and in 2010 they made $75,110 per year.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Arizona

10th percentile
$41,260
25th percentile
$53,640
50th percentile
$69,250
75th percentile
$90,040
90th percentile
$117,850

Thus, political science professionals' salaries grew by 31% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 186% 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 Arizona.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Arizona

Communications
$51,767
International Business
$86,278
Political Science
$75,110
Public Administration
$109,330

In Arizona, political science professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
4
bachelor
5
master
3
doctor
3
Certificate
1
Total16

As the number of political science professionals is increasing in Arizona state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited political science schools in Arizona state is also increasing. In 2006, 555 students graduated from political science courses in Arizona. And in 2010, 687 students graduated.

This represents a 24% increase in the number of political science degree or certificate school graduates in Arizona state. Most of these graduates, or 31%, earned an bachelor's degree in political science.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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