Political Science Schools In Missouri

There are 26 accredited political science schools in Missouri for faculty who teach political science classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the political science academic community in Missouri, 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. Avila University

    11901 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64145-1698

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  2. Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

    411 Central Methodist Square, Fayette, Missouri 65248-1198

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  3. University of Central Missouri

    Warrensburg, Missouri 64093

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  4. Columbia College in Columbia on Rogers

    1001 Rogers Street, Columbia, Missouri 65216

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  5. Drury University

    900 N.Benton, Springfield, Missouri 65802-3791

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  6. Evangel University

    1111 N Glenstone, Springfield, Missouri 65802

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  7. Lincoln University in Jefferson City

    820 Chestnut Street, Jefferson City, Missouri 65101

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  8. Lindenwood University

    209 S Kingshighway, Saint Charles, Missouri 63301-1695

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  9. Missouri Southern State University

    3950 E Newman Rd, Joplin, Missouri 64801-1595

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  10. Missouri Valley College

    500 E College St, Marshall, Missouri 65340

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  11. Missouri Western State University

    4525 Downs Dr, Saint Joseph, Missouri 64507

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  12. University of Missouri-Columbia

    105 Jesse Hall, Columbia, Missouri 65211

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. University of Missouri-Kansas City

    5100 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64110

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. University of Missouri-St Louis

    One University Boulevard, Saint Louis, Missouri 63121-4400

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  15. Truman State University

    100 E Normal, Kirksville, Missouri 63501-4221

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  16. Northwest Missouri State University

    800 University Drive, Maryville, Missouri 64468-6001

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  17. Park University

    8700 NW River Park Dr, Parkville, Missouri 64152-3795

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  18. Rockhurst University

    1100 Rockhurst Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64110-2561

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  19. Saint Louis University-Main Campus

    One Grand Blvd, Saint Louis, Missouri 63103-2097

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. Southwest Baptist University

    1600 University Ave, Bolivar, Missouri 65613-2596

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  21. Southeast Missouri State University

    One University Plaza, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701-9980

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  22. Missouri State University

    901 S National, Springfield, Missouri 65897

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  23. Washington University in St Louis

    One Brookings Drive, Saint Louis, Missouri 63130-4899

    14 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  24. Webster University

    470 E Lockwood Ave., Saint Louis, Missouri 63119-3194

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  25. Westminster College in Fulton

    501 Westminster Ave, Fulton, Missouri 65251-1299

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  26. William Jewell College

    500 College Hill, Liberty, Missouri 64068-1896

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Missouri Vs. National Political Science Employment

Missouri 380
National 20,400

Of all of the political science professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Missouri.

Employment Growth for Political science professionals In Missouri

280 300 300 310 380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Missouri, the field of political science is growing. In 2010 there were 100 more political science professionals working in Missouri than there were in 2006. Thus, in Missouri, this field has grown by 36% in four years. 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 Missouri

$64,450 $60,900 $59,350 $61,160 $58,880
$43,489 $45,096 $45,354 $45,661 $46,263
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Missouri, as the number of political science professionals is growing, the salaries earned by political science professionals are decreasing. The mean salary for political science professionals in 2006 was $64,450 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $58,880 per year.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Missouri

10th percentile
$29,905
25th percentile
$38,605
50th percentile
$57,525
75th percentile
$77,735
90th percentile
$90,795

This represents a 9% decline in salaries. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. In the state of Missouri, 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 204%

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Missouri

Communications
$42,090
International Business
$76,745
Political Science
$58,880
Public Administration
$81,990

Political science professionals in Missouri earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
27
master
5
doctor
3
Certificate
0
Total35

The number of students graduating from the 26 accredited political science schools in Missouri is decreasing. In 2006, 630 students graduated from political science courses in Missouri. And in 2010, 586 students graduated.

Thus there was a 7% percent decrease in the number of political science school degree or certificate graduates in Missouri. 77% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in political science.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Missouri

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