Political Science Schools In Mississippi

In Mississippi, there are 17 accredited schools where political science classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in political science in the state of Mississippi, 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. Alcorn State University

    1000 ASU Dr Ste 359, Alcorn State, Mississippi 39096-7500

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  2. Belhaven University

    1500 Peachtree St, Jackson, Mississippi 39202

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  3. Copiah-Lincoln Community College

    1001 Co-Lin Lane, Wesson, Mississippi 39191

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  4. Delta State University

    Hwy 8 West, Cleveland, Mississippi 38733

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  5. Hinds Community College

    505 East Main Street, Raymond, Mississippi 39154

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  6. Itawamba Community College

    602 W Hill St, Fulton, Mississippi 38843-1099

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  7. Jackson State University

    1440 J R Lynch St, Jackson, Mississippi 39217

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  8. Millsaps College

    1701 N State St, Jackson, Mississippi 39210-0001

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  9. University of Mississippi Main Campus

    Oxford, Mississippi, University, Mississippi 38677-1848

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Mississippi University for Women

    1100 College Street, Columbus, Mississippi 39701

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  11. Mississippi Valley State University

    14000 Highway 82 West, Itta Bena, Mississippi 38941-1400

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  12. Mississippi College

    200 South Capitol Street, Clinton, Mississippi 39058

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  13. Mississippi State University

    Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762

    157 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Northeast Mississippi Community College

    101 Cunningham Blvd, Booneville, Mississippi 38829

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  15. Rust College

    150 Rust Ave, Holly Springs, Mississippi 38635

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  16. University of Southern Mississippi

    118 College Drive # 0001, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39406-0001

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  17. Tougaloo College

    500 W County Line Rd, Tougaloo, Mississippi 39174

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Political Science Employment

Mississippi 120
National 20,400

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

Employment Growth for Political science professionals In Mississippi

110 110 130 130 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Political Science is a growing field in Mississippi. There were 10 more political science professionals working in Mississippi in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of political science has grown by 9% in Mississippi. This growth is slower than the national trend for political science professionals which shows a 14% increase in the number of political science professionals working around the nation.

Political Science VS. All Professions salaries in Mississippi

$60,870 $63,420 $66,090 $67,580 $62,900
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Mississippi, as the number of political science professionals is growing, the salaries earned by political science professionals are increasing. Political science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $60,870 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $62,900 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Mississippi

10th percentile
$39,930
25th percentile
$51,520
50th percentile
$63,650
75th percentile
$75,940
90th percentile
$83,980

This represents a 3% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of political science, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid political science professionals earning 110% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Mississippi state.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Mississippi

Communications
$35,887
International Business
$62,233
Political Science
$62,900
Public Administration
$67,010

In Mississippi, 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 Mississippi

associate
4
bachelor
13
master
5
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total23

As the number of political science professionals is increasing in Mississippi state, the number of students graduating from the 17 accredited political science schools in Mississippi state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 300 political science graduates from political science courses in Mississippi and in 2010 there were 270 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of political science school degree or certificate graduates in Mississippi by 10%. Most of these graduates, or 57%, earned a bachelor's degree in political science.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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