Political Science Schools In Georgia

Political Science classes faculty can choose to work at one of 28 accredited political science schools in Georgia. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of political science and political science training in Georgia, which includes political science training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Agnes Scott College

    141 E. College Ave, Decatur, Georgia 30030-3797

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  2. Albany State University

    504 College Dr., Albany, Georgia 31705

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  3. Armstrong Atlantic State University

    11935 Abercorn St, Savannah, Georgia 31419-1997

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  4. Clark Atlanta University

    223 James P Brawley Drive, S.W., Atlanta, Georgia 30314-4391

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  5. Augusta State University

    2500 Walton Way, Augusta, Georgia 30904-2200

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  6. Berry College

    2277 Martha Berry Hwy NW, Mount Berry, Georgia 30149

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  7. Brewton-Parker College

    201 David-Eliza Fountain Circle, Mount Vernon, Georgia 30445

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  8. Clayton State University

    2000 Clayton State Boulevard, Morrow, Georgia 30260-0285

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  9. Columbus State University

    4225 University Ave, Columbus, Georgia 31907-5645

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  10. Emory University

    408 Administration Building, 201 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30322

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  11. Fort Valley State University

    1005 State University Dr, Fort Valley, Georgia 31030-4313

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  12. Georgia Southwestern State University

    800 Georgia Southwestern State University Dr., Americus, Georgia 31709-4693

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  13. Georgia College & State University

    231 W Hancock Street, Milledgeville, Georgia 31061

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  14. Georgia Southern University

    Hwy 301 South, Statesboro, Georgia 30460

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  15. Georgia State University

    33 gilmer st, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3083

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  16. University of Georgia

    Athens, Georgia 30602

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  17. Kennesaw State University

    1000 Chastain Rd, Kennesaw, Georgia 30144-5591

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  18. LaGrange College

    601 Broad St., Lagrange, Georgia 30240-2999

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  19. Mercer University

    1400 Coleman Avenue, Macon, Georgia 31207

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  20. Morehouse College

    830 Westview Dr SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30314

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  21. North Georgia College & State University

    82 College Circle, Dahlonega, Georgia 30597-1001

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  22. Oglethorpe University

    4484 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30319-2797

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  23. Piedmont College

    165 Central Ave, Demorest, Georgia 30535-0010

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  24. Savannah State University

    3219 College Street, Savannah, Georgia 31404-5310

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  25. Spelman College

    350 Spelman Lane SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30314-4399

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  26. Valdosta State University

    1500 N Patterson, Valdosta, Georgia 31698

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  27. Wesleyan College

    4760 Forsyth Rd, Macon, Georgia 31210-4462

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  28. University of West Georgia

    1601 Maple St, Carrollton, Georgia 30118-0001

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Georgia Vs. National Political Science Employment

Georgia 440
National 20,400

Of all of the political science professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Georgia.

Employment Growth for Political science professionals In Georgia

430 450 470 470 440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Georgia, the field of political science is growing. In 2010 there were 10 more political science professionals working in Georgia than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of political science professionals has grown by 2%. This growth is slower 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 Georgia

$64,520 $64,720 $63,350 $66,090 $66,950
$42,452 $44,373 $45,309 $46,939 $48,171
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by political science professionals is increasing in Georgia. Political science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $64,520 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $66,950 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Georgia

10th percentile
$35,840
25th percentile
$47,500
50th percentile
$61,380
75th percentile
$78,710
90th percentile
$97,970

This represents a growth in salaries of 4%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Georgia, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of political science. The pay differential between the highest paid political science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 173%

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Georgia

Communications
$46,577
International Business
$92,670
Political Science
$66,950
Public Administration
$85,952

In Georgia, 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 Georgia

associate
0
bachelor
28
master
4
doctor
4
Certificate
0
Total36

As the number of political science professionals is increasing in Georgia state, the number of students graduating from the 28 accredited political science schools in Georgia state is decreasing. In 2006, 1,054 students graduated from political science courses in Georgia. And in 2010, 991 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of political science school degree or certificate graduates in Georgia by 6%. A majority of these graduates, or 78%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in political science.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Georgia

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