Political Science Schools In Florida

Political Science classes faculty can choose to work at one of 29 accredited political science schools in Florida. The trends in Florida's political science academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in political science includes political science training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Barry University

    11300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, Florida 33161-6695

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  2. Bethune-Cookman University

    640 Dr Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd, Daytona Beach, Florida 32114-3099

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  3. Lynn University

    3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton, Florida 33431-5598

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  4. University of Central Florida

    4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, Florida 32816

    177 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Eckerd College

    4200 54th Ave S, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33711-4700

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  6. Edward Waters College

    1658 Kings Rd, Jacksonville, Florida 32209

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  7. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

    Tallahassee, Florida 32307

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  8. Florida Atlantic University

    777 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, Florida 33431-0991

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  9. Flagler College

    74 King Street, Saint Augustine, Florida 32084

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  10. Florida International University

    11200 S. W. 8 Street, Miami, Florida 33199

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  11. Florida Memorial University

    15800 NW 42 Avenue, Miami Gardens, Florida 33054-6199

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  12. Florida Southern College

    111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr, Lakeland, Florida 33801-5698

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  13. Florida State University

    222 S. Copeland Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32306-1037

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. University of Florida

    355 Tigert Hall, Gainesville, Florida 32611-3115

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. Jacksonville University

    2800 University Blvd N, Jacksonville, Florida 32211-3394

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  16. University of Miami

    University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. University of North Florida

    1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, Florida 32224-2645

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  18. Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach

    901 S. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401

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  19. Rollins College

    1000 Holt Ave, Winter Park, Florida 32789-4499

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  20. Saint Leo University

    33701 State Road 52, Saint Leo, Florida 33574-6665

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  21. University of South Florida-Main Campus

    4202 East Fowler Ave, Tampa, Florida 33620-9951

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  22. Saint Thomas University

    16401 NW 37th Ave, Miami Gardens, Florida 33054-6459

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  23. Stetson University

    421 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, Florida 32723

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  24. The University of Tampa

    401 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, Florida 33606-1490

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  25. The University of West Florida

    11000 University Parkway, Pensacola, Florida 32514-5750

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  26. Florida Gulf Coast University

    10501 Fgcu Blvd S, Fort Myers, Florida 33965-6565

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  27. Ave Maria University

    5050 Ave Maria Blvd, Ave Maria, Florida 34142-9505

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  28. University of South Florida-St. Petersburg Campus

    140 Seventh Ave S., St. Petersburg, Florida 33701-9807

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  29. University of South Florida-Polytechnic

    3433 Winter Lake Rd, Lakeland, Florida 33803-9807

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Florida Vs. National Political Science Employment

Florida 500
National 20,400

Of all of the political science professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of Florida.

Employment Growth for Political science professionals In Florida

530 450 470 440 500
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Florida, the field of political science is shrinking. In 2010 there were 30 less political science professionals working in Florida than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of political science professionals has shrunk by 6%. This decline is slower than the national trend for political science professionals which shows a 14% increase in the number of political science professionals working around the nation.

Political Science VS. All Professions salaries in Florida

$58,740 $63,510 $65,530 $68,830 $84,650
$43,191 $44,171 $45,158 $47,627 $48,473
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to political science professionals are growing in Florida. In 2006 political science professionals made a mean salary of $58,740 per year, and in 2010 they made $84,650 per year.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Florida

10th percentile
$47,880
25th percentile
$62,330
50th percentile
$79,850
75th percentile
$94,680
90th percentile
$122,010

This represents a growth in salaries of 31%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of political science, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid political science professionals earning 155% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Florida state.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Florida

Communications
$46,887
International Business
$88,508
Political Science
$84,650
Public Administration
$91,162

In Florida, political science professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
29
master
6
doctor
3
Certificate
1
Total39

As the number of political science professionals is decreasing in Florida state, the number of students graduating from the 29 accredited political science schools in Florida state is increasing. In 2006, 1,786 students graduated from political science courses in Florida. And in 2010, 1,981 students graduated.

This represents a 11% increase in the number of political science degree or certificate school graduates in Florida state. Most of these graduates, or 74%, earned an bachelor's degree in political science.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Florida

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