Political Science Schools In Michigan

In Michigan, there are 31 accredited schools where political science classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of political science and political science training in Michigan, which 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. Adrian College

    110 S Madison St, Adrian, Michigan 49221-2575

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  2. Albion College

    611 E Porter St, Albion, Michigan 49224

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  3. Alma College

    614 W Superior, Alma, Michigan 48801-1599

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  4. Alpena Community College

    665 Johnson St, Alpena, Michigan 49707

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  5. Andrews University

    Berrien Springs, Michigan 49104

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  6. Aquinas College in Grand Rapids

    1607 Robinson Rd SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49506-1799

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  7. Calvin College

    3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546

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  8. Central Michigan University

    Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48859

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  9. University of Detroit Mercy

    4001 W McNichols Rd, Detroit, Michigan 48221-3038

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  10. Eastern Michigan University

    Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

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  11. Cornerstone University

    1001 E Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525-5897

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  12. Grand Rapids Community College

    143 Bostwick Ave NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503-3295

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  13. Grand Valley State University

    1 Campus Dr, Allendale, Michigan 49401-9403

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  14. Hope College

    141 E 12th St, Holland, Michigan 49423

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  15. Kalamazoo College

    1200 Academy St, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49006-3295

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  16. Kellogg Community College

    450 North Ave, Battle Creek, Michigan 49017-3397

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  17. Lake Michigan College

    2755 E Napier Avenue, Benton Harbor, Michigan 49022-1899

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  18. Lake Superior State University

    650 W Easterday Ave, Sault Ste Marie, Michigan 49783

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  19. Lansing Community College

    419 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, Michigan 48901-7210

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  20. Madonna University

    36600 Schoolcraft Rd, Livonia, Michigan 48150-1176

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  21. Marygrove College

    8425 W McNichols Rd, Detroit, Michigan 48221-2599

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  22. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

    Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109

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  23. Michigan State University

    East Lansing, Michigan 48824-1046

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  24. University of Michigan-Dearborn

    4901 Evergreen Rd, Dearborn, Michigan 48128-1491

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  25. University of Michigan-Flint

    303 E Kearsley, Flint, Michigan 48502-1950

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  26. Northern Michigan University

    1401 Presque Isle Avenue, Marquette, Michigan 49855

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  27. Oakland University

    Rochester Hills, Michigan 48309-4401

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  28. Saginaw Valley State University

    7400 Bay Rd, University Center, Michigan 48710

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  29. Spring Arbor University

    106 E. Main St, Spring Arbor, Michigan 49283-9799

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  30. Wayne State University

    656 West Kirby Street, Detroit, Michigan 48202

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  31. Western Michigan University

    1903 West Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5167

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Michigan Vs. National Political Science Employment

Michigan 430
National 20,400

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

Employment Growth for Political science professionals In Michigan

280 310 430 430 430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Michigan, political science is a growing field. There were 150 more political science professionals working in Michigan in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of political science has grown by 54% in Michigan. 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 Michigan

$65,760 $66,680 $94,920 $96,580 $98,290
$45,563 $47,071 $48,208 $48,728 $49,286
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by political science professionals is increasing in Michigan. In 2006 political science professionals made a mean salary of $65,760 per year, and in 2010 they made $98,290 per year.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Michigan

10th percentile
$42,340
25th percentile
$62,600
50th percentile
$85,700
75th percentile
$123,070
90th percentile
$160,440

This represents a growth in salaries of 33%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 279% 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 Michigan.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Michigan

Communications
$41,573
International Business
$89,963
Political Science
$98,290
Public Administration
$87,235

Political science professionals in Michigan earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
5
bachelor
28
master
5
doctor
4
Certificate
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As the number of political science professionals is increasing in Michigan state, the number of students graduating from the 31 accredited political science schools in Michigan state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 1,077 political science graduates from political science courses in Michigan and in 2010 there were 1,063 graduates.

This represents a 1% decrease in the number of political science degree or certificate school graduates in Michigan state. 67% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in political science.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Michigan

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