Political Science Schools In Oregon

Oregon has 13 accredited political science schools where political science faculty who teach political science classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of political science and political science training in Oregon, 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. George Fox University

    414 N Meridian St, Newberg, Oregon 97132

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  2. Lewis & Clark College

    0615 S W Palatine Hill Rd, Portland, Oregon 97219-7899

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  3. Linfield College

    900 SE Baker, McMinnville, Oregon 97128-6894

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  4. Oregon State University

    Corvallis, Oregon 97331

    138 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. University of Oregon

    110 Johnson Hall, Eugene, Oregon 97403

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Pacific University

    2043 College Way, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

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  7. Portland State University

    724 SW Harrison, Portland, Oregon 97201

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  8. University of Portland

    5000 N Willamette Blvd, Portland, Oregon 97203-5798

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  9. Reed College

    3203 SE Woodstock Blvd, Portland, Oregon 97202-8199

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  10. Southern Oregon University

    1250 Siskiyou Blvd, Ashland, Oregon 97520

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  11. Treasure Valley Community College

    650 College Blvd, Ontario, Oregon 97914

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  12. Willamette University

    900 State St, Salem, Oregon 97301

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  13. Western Oregon University

    345 North Monmouth Ave, Monmouth, Oregon 97361-1394

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Oregon Vs. National Political Science Employment

Oregon 110
National 20,400

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

Employment Growth for Political science professionals In Oregon

80 100 No data 100 110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Oregon, political science is a growing field. 30 more political science professionals were working in Oregon in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of political science professionals has grown by 38%. 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 Oregon

$73,100 $75,590 No data $0 $78,530
$45,036 $46,427 $47,124 $48,511 $50,274
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by political science professionals is increasing in Oregon. The mean salary for political science professionals in 2006 was $73,100 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $78,530 per year.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Oregon

10th percentile
$42,820
25th percentile
$52,330
50th percentile
$72,580
75th percentile
$103,480
90th percentile
$132,150

Thus, political science professionals' salaries grew by 7% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 209% 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 Oregon.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Oregon

Communications
$44,727
International Business
$87,147
Political Science
$78,530
Public Administration
$98,075

In Oregon, 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 Oregon

associate
1
bachelor
12
master
2
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total16

As the number of political science professionals is increasing in Oregon state, the number of students graduating from the 13 accredited political science schools in Oregon state is decreasing. In Oregon, there were 504 graduates in 2006. And there were 504 graduates from political science courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 0% percent decrease in the number of political science school degree or certificate graduates in Oregon. Most of these graduates, or 75%, earned an bachelor's degree in political science.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Oregon

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