Political Science Schools In Maryland

Political Science classes faculty can choose to work at one of 22 accredited political science schools in Maryland. The trends in Maryland'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:

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


Schools

  1. University of Baltimore

    Charles at Mount Royal, Baltimore, Maryland 21201

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  2. Washington Adventist University

    7600 Flower Ave, Takoma Park, Maryland 20912

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  3. Coppin State University

    2500 West North Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21216-3698

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  4. Frostburg State University

    101 Braddock Road, Frostburg, Maryland 21532-1099

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  5. Goucher College

    1021 Dulaney Valley Rd, Baltimore, Maryland 21204-2794

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  6. Harford Community College

    401 Thomas Run Rd, Bel Air, Maryland 21015-1698

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  7. Hood College

    401 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, Maryland 21701

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  8. Johns Hopkins University

    3400 N Charles St, Mason Hall, Baltimore, Maryland 21218-2688

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  9. Loyola University Maryland

    4501 N Charles St, Baltimore, Maryland 21210-2699

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  10. University of Maryland-University College

    3501 University Blvd East, Adelphi, Maryland 20783-8010

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  11. University of Maryland-Baltimore County

    1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, Maryland 21250

    157 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. University of Maryland-College Park

    College Park, Maryland 20742

    55 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Morgan State University

    1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland 21251-0001

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  14. Mount St. Mary's University

    16300 Old Emmitsburg Road, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727-7799

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  15. College of Notre Dame of Maryland

    4701 N Charles St, Baltimore, Maryland 21210-2476

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  16. Salisbury University

    1101 Camden Ave, Salisbury, Maryland 21801-6862

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  17. St. Mary's College of Maryland

    18952 E. Fisher Rd, St. Mary's City, Maryland 20686-3001

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  18. Sojourner-Douglass College

    500 N Caroline St, Baltimore, Maryland 21205-1898

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  19. Towson University

    8000 York Rd, Towson, Maryland 21252-0001

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  20. United States Naval Academy

    Annapolis, Maryland 21402-5000

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  21. Washington College

    300 Washington Ave, Chestertown, Maryland 21620-1438

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  22. McDaniel College

    2 College Hill, Westminster, Maryland 21157

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Maryland Vs. National Political Science Employment

Maryland 210
National 20,400

Approximately 1% of the country's political science professionals work in Maryland state.

Employment Growth for Political science professionals In Maryland

440 410 380 230 210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maryland, political science is a shrinking field. 230 less political science professionals were working in Maryland in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 52% decline in the field. This is faster 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 Maryland

$84,395 $91,515 $88,780 $83,610 $85,200
$47,750 $50,212 $51,747 $52,671 $54,055
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Maryland, as the number of political science professionals is declining, the salaries earned by political science professionals are increasing. The mean salary for political science professionals in 2006 was $84,395 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $85,200 per year.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Maryland

10th percentile
$43,860
25th percentile
$56,690
50th percentile
$74,530
75th percentile
$100,770
90th percentile
$135,750

Thus, political science professionals' salaries grew by 1% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 210% 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 Maryland.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Maryland

Communications
$53,087
International Business
$95,093
Political Science
$85,200
Public Administration
$97,008

In Maryland, political science professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
2
bachelor
20
master
4
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total28

The number of students graduating from the 22 accredited political science schools in Maryland is decreasing. In 2006, 1,073 students graduated from political science courses in Maryland. And in 2010, 989 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of political science school degree or certificate graduates in Maryland by 8%. 71% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in political science.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Maryland

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