Political Science Schools In Kansas

Political Science classes faculty can choose to work at one of 14 accredited political science schools in Kansas. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in political science in the state of Kansas, which encompasses political science training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Baker University

    618 Eighth Street, Baldwin City, Kansas 66006-0065

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  2. Barton County Community College

    245 NE 30th Road, Great Bend, Kansas 67530

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  3. Benedictine College

    1020 N 2nd St, Atchison, Kansas 66002-1499

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  4. Emporia State University

    1200 Commercial, Emporia, Kansas 66801-5087

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  5. Fort Hays State University

    600 Park St, Hays, Kansas 67601-4099

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  6. Friends University

    2100 W. University Ave., Wichita, Kansas 67213

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  7. University of Kansas

    Lawrence, Kansas 66045

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Kansas State University

    Anderson Hall, Manhattan, Kansas 66506

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. McPherson College

    1600 E Euclid, McPherson, Kansas 67460-1402

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  10. Pittsburg State University

    1701 S Broadway, Pittsburg, Kansas 66762

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  11. University of Saint Mary

    4100 S 4th St Trafficway, Leavenworth, Kansas 66048-5082

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  12. Seward County Community College and Area Technical School

    1801 N. Kansas Ave., Liberal, Kansas 67901

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  13. Washburn University

    1700 SW College Avenue, Topeka, Kansas 66621-0001

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  14. Wichita State University

    1845 Fairmount, Wichita, Kansas 67260-0124

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Political Science Employment

Kansas 120
National 20,400

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

Employment Growth for Political science professionals In Kansas

120 120 120 120 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Kansas, the field of political science is shrinking. This represents a 0% decline in the field. This is slower than the trend for political science professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of political science professionals has grown by 14% between 2006 and 2010.

Political Science VS. All Professions salaries in Kansas

$66,420 $64,390 $64,010 $60,140 $60,190
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to political science professionals are declining in Kansas. The mean salary for political science professionals in 2006 was $66,420 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $60,190 per year.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Kansas

10th percentile
$23,160
25th percentile
$37,490
50th percentile
$56,250
75th percentile
$73,620
90th percentile
$103,070

Thus, political science professionals' salaries declined by 10% in 4 years. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. There is a 345% 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 Kansas.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Kansas

Communications
$38,087
International Business
$84,078
Political Science
$60,190
Public Administration
$83,930

In Kansas, political science professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
2
bachelor
12
master
2
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total17

As the number of political science professionals is decreasing in Kansas state, the number of students graduating from the 14 accredited political science schools in Kansas state is decreasing. In 2006, 285 students graduated from political science courses in Kansas. And in 2010, 283 students graduated.

Thus there was a 1% percent decrease in the number of political science school degree or certificate graduates in Kansas. 71% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in political science.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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