Political Science Schools In Rhode Island

There are 7 accredited political science schools in Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island, 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. Brown University

    One Prospect Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02912

    15 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Bryant University

    1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, Rhode Island 02917-1291

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Providence College

    1 Cunningham Square, Providence, Rhode Island 02918-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Rhode Island College

    600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, Rhode Island 02908

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. University of Rhode Island

    Kingston, Rhode Island 02881

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Roger Williams University

    One Old Ferry Rd, Bristol, Rhode Island 02809-2923

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Salve Regina University

    100 Ochre Point Avenue, Newport, Rhode Island 02840-4192

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Rhode Island Vs. National Political Science Employment

Rhode Island 80
National 20,400

Of all of the political science professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Rhode Island state.

Employment Growth for Political science professionals In Rhode Island

110 120 120 100 80
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Rhode Island, political science is a shrinking field. 30 less political science professionals were working in Rhode Island in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 27% decline in the field. 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 Rhode Island

$85,190 $84,310 $92,920 $98,580 $106,990
$45,814 $47,319 $48,863 $50,877 $52,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Rhode Island, as the number of political science professionals is declining, the salaries earned by political science professionals are increasing. The mean salary for political science professionals in 2006 was $85,190 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $106,990 per year.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Rhode Island

10th percentile
$49,280
25th percentile
$69,260
50th percentile
$97,990
75th percentile
$131,310
90th percentile
$164,630

This represents a 20% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 234% 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 Rhode Island.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Rhode Island

Communications
$44,828
International Business
$102,314
Political Science
$106,990
Public Administration
$89,600

In Rhode Island, 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 Rhode Island

associate
0
bachelor
7
master
2
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total10

The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited political science schools in Rhode Island is decreasing. In Rhode Island, there were 276 graduates in 2006. And there were 248 graduates from political science courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 10% percent decrease in the number of political science school degree or certificate graduates in Rhode Island. Most of these graduates, or 70%, earned a bachelor's degree in political science.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Rhode Island

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