Political Science Schools In Minnesota

In Minnesota, there are 22 accredited schools where political science classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the political science academic community in Minnesota, and the future trends in political science training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Augsburg College

    2211 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454

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  2. Bemidji State University

    1500 Birchmont Dr, Bemidji, Minnesota 56601

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  3. Bethel University in Saint Paul

    3900 Bethel Dr, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55112-6902

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  4. Carleton College

    One North College Street, Northfield, Minnesota 55057-4001

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  5. Concordia College at Moorhead

    901 S 8th St, Moorhead, Minnesota 56562

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  6. Gustavus Adolphus College

    800 West College Avenue, Saint Peter, Minnesota 56082-1498

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  7. Hamline University

    1536 Hewitt Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104-1284

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  8. Macalester College

    1600 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105-1899

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  9. Minnesota State University-Mankato

    South Rd and Ellis Ave, Mankato, Minnesota 56001

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  10. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

    100 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455-0213

    68 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. University of Minnesota-Duluth

    515 Darland Administration Bldg, Duluth, Minnesota 55812

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  12. University of Minnesota-Morris

    309 Behmler Hall, Morris, Minnesota 56267

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  13. Minnesota State University-Moorhead

    1104 7th Ave S, Moorhead, Minnesota 56563

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  14. College of Saint Benedict

    37 S. College Ave., Saint Joseph, Minnesota 56374

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  15. Saint Cloud State University

    720 Fourth Ave. South, Saint Cloud, Minnesota 56301-4498

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  16. Saint Johns University

    31802 County Rd 159, Collegeville, Minnesota 56321

    152 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

    700 Terrace Heights, Winona, Minnesota 55987-1399

    177 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. St. Olaf College

    1520 St Olaf Ave, Northfield, Minnesota 55057-1098

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  19. University of St Thomas in Saint Paul

    2115 Summit Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105-1078

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  20. St. Catherine University

    2004 Randolph Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105

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  21. Southwest Minnesota State University

    1501 State St, Marshall, Minnesota 56258-5468

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  22. Winona State University

    8th and Johnson St, Winona, Minnesota 55987-5838

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Minnesota Vs. National Political Science Employment

Minnesota 260
National 20,400

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

Employment Growth for Political science professionals In Minnesota

280 290 270 270 260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Political Science is a shrinking field in Minnesota. In 2010 there were 20 less political science professionals working in Minnesota than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of political science has shrunk by 7% in Minnesota. 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 Minnesota

$76,270 $75,090 $78,650 $72,420 $73,270
$45,649 $48,094 $49,813 $50,330 $51,158
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to political science professionals are declining in Minnesota. The mean salary for political science professionals in 2006 was $76,270 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $73,270 per year.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Minnesota

10th percentile
$39,920
25th percentile
$52,290
50th percentile
$64,810
75th percentile
$85,170
90th percentile
$115,830

Thus, political science professionals' salaries declined by 4% in 4 years. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In the state of Minnesota, 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 190%

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Minnesota

Communications
$41,925
International Business
$93,375
Political Science
$73,270
Public Administration
$81,275

In Minnesota, 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 Minnesota

associate
0
bachelor
23
master
3
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total27

The number of students graduating from the 22 accredited political science schools in Minnesota is decreasing. In 2006, 665 students graduated from political science courses in Minnesota. And in 2010, 658 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of political science school degree or certificate graduates in Minnesota by 1%. Most of these graduates, or 85%, earned a bachelor's degree in political science.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Minnesota

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