Political Science Schools In Texas

There are 72 accredited political science schools in Texas for faculty who teach political science classes to choose from. The trends in Texas' political science academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in political science 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. Abilene Christian University

    1600 Campus Court, Abilene, Texas 79699

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  2. Angelo State University

    2601 W Avenue N, San Angelo, Texas 76909

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  3. Austin College

    900 N Grand Ave, Sherman, Texas 75090-4400

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  4. Austin Community College District

    5930 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, Texas 78752

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  5. Baylor University

    500 Speight Ave., Waco, Texas 76798

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Coastal Bend College

    3800 Charco Rd, Beeville, Texas 78102

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  7. Clarendon College

    1122 College Drive, Clarendon, Texas 79226

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  8. Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi

    6300 Ocean Dr., Corpus Christi, Texas 78412-5503

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  9. Dallas Baptist University

    3000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas, Texas 75211-9299

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  10. University of Dallas

    1845 E Northgate Drive, Irving, Texas 75062-4736

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  11. Del Mar College

    101 Baldwin Blvd., Corpus Christi, Texas 78404-3897

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  12. East Texas Baptist University

    1209 North Grove St., Marshall, Texas 75670-1498

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  13. Texas A & M University-Texarkana

    7101 University Ave., Texarkana, Texas 75503

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  14. Texas A & M University-Commerce

    2600 South Neal, Commerce, Texas 75429-3011

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  15. Hardin-Simmons University

    2200 Hickory, Abilene, Texas 79698-0001

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  16. Hill College

    112 Lamar Dr, Hillsboro, Texas 76645

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  17. Houston Baptist University

    7502 Fondren Rd, Houston, Texas 77074-3298

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  18. University of Houston-Clear Lake

    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, Texas 77058-1098

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  19. University of Houston-Downtown

    1 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002-1014

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  20. University of Houston

    212 E. Cullen Building, Houston, Texas 77204-2018

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  21. Howard Payne University

    1000 Fisk St., Brownwood, Texas 76801-2794

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  22. Huston-Tillotson University

    900 Chicon St, Austin, Texas 78702-2795

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  23. University of the Incarnate Word

    4301 Broadway, San Antonio, Texas 78209

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  24. Lamar University

    4400 MLK, Beaumont, Texas 77705

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  25. University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

    900 College St, Belton, Texas 76513-2599

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  26. McMurry University

    S 14th and Sayles Blvd, Abilene, Texas 79697

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  27. Midland College

    3600 N Garfield, Midland, Texas 79705

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  28. Midwestern State University

    3410 Taft Blvd, Wichita Falls, Texas 76308-2099

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  29. University of North Texas

    Chestnut Ave., Denton, Texas 76203-1277

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  30. Odessa College

    201 W University, Odessa, Texas 79764

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  31. Our Lady of the Lake University-San Antonio

    411 SW 24th St, San Antonio, Texas 78207-4689

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  32. The University of Texas-Pan American

    1201 W University Dr, Edinburg, Texas 78539-2999

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  33. The University of Texas at Brownsville

    80 Fort Brown, Brownsville, Texas 78520-4991

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  34. Paris Junior College

    2400 Clarksville St, Paris, Texas 75460

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  35. Prairie View A & M University

    FM 1098 Road & University Drive, Prairie View, Texas 77446

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  36. Rice University

    6100 S Main, Houston, Texas 77005-1827

    17 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  37. Saint Edward's University

    3001 S Congress Ave, Austin, Texas 78704

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  38. University of St Thomas in Houston

    3800 Montrose Blvd, Houston, Texas 77006-4696

    115 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  39. Sam Houston State University

    1806 Ave J, Huntsville, Texas 77340

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  40. San Antonio College

    1300 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, Texas 78212-4299

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  41. Schreiner University

    2100 Memorial Blvd, Kerrville, Texas 78028-5697

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  42. St Marys University

    One Camino Santa Maria, San Antonio, Texas 78228-8572

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  43. Southern Methodist University

    6425 Boaz St, Dallas, Texas 75275-0221

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  44. Southwestern University

    1001 University Ave, Georgetown, Texas 78626

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  45. Stephen F Austin State University

    2008 Alumin Drive, Rusk 206, Nacogdoches, Texas 75961

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  46. Texas State University-San Marcos

    601 University Dr, San Marcos, Texas 78666

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  47. Sul Ross State University

    400 North Harrison, Alpine, Texas 79832

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  48. Tarleton State University

    1333 W. Washington, Stephenville, Texas 76401-0000

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  49. Texarkana College

    2500 N Robison Rd, Texarkana, Texas 75599

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  50. Texas A & M University-Kingsville

    955 University Blvd, Kingsville, Texas 78363

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  51. Texas A & M University

    College Station, Texas 77843-1244

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  52. The University of Texas at Arlington

    701 S. Nedderman Dr., Arlington, Texas 76013

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  53. The University of Texas at Austin

    Austin, Texas 78712

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  54. The University of Texas at Dallas

    800 West Campbell Road, Richardson, Texas 75080-3021

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  55. The University of Texas at El Paso

    500 W. University Ave, El Paso, Texas 79968-0691

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  56. The University of Texas at Tyler

    3900 University Blvd, Tyler, Texas 75799-6699

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  57. Texas Christian University

    2800 S University Dr, Fort Worth, Texas 76129

    97 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  58. Texas College

    2404 N. Grand Avenue, Tyler, Texas 75702

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  59. Texas Lutheran University

    1000 W. Court St, Seguin, Texas 78155-5999

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  60. The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

    4901 E University, Odessa, Texas 79762-0001

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  61. The University of Texas at San Antonio

    One UTSA Circle, San Antonio, Texas 78249-1644

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  62. Texas Southern University

    3100 Cleburne St, Houston, Texas 77004

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  63. Texas Tech University

    Broadway and University Avenue, Lubbock, Texas 79409-5005

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  64. Texas Wesleyan University

    1201 Wesleyan St, Fort Worth, Texas 76105-1536

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  65. Texas Woman's University

    304 Administration Dr, Denton, Texas 76201

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  66. Trinity University

    One Trinity Place, San Antonio, Texas 78212-7200

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  67. Tyler Junior College

    1400 East Fifth Street, Tyler, Texas 75798

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  68. Wayland Baptist University

    1900 W 7th St., Plainview, Texas 79072

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  69. West Texas A & M University

    2501 4th Ave, Canyon, Texas 79016-0001

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  70. Western Texas College

    6200 College Ave, Snyder, Texas 79549

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  71. South Texas College

    3201 W Pecan, McAllen, Texas 78502-9701

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  72. Northwest Vista College

    3535 North West Ellison Dr, San Antonio, Texas 78251

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Cities

  1. Political Science Schools in Houston, TX7 Schools
  2. Political Science Schools in San Antonio, TX7 Schools
  3. Political Science Schools in Austin, TX4 Schools
  4. Political Science Schools in Tyler, TX3 Schools
  5. Political Science Schools in Abilene, TX3 Schools
  6. Political Science Schools in Dallas, TX2 Schools
  7. Political Science Schools in Texarkana, TX2 Schools
  8. Political Science Schools in Fort Worth, TX2 Schools
  9. Political Science Schools in Odessa, TX2 Schools
  10. Political Science Schools in Denton, TX2 Schools
  11. Political Science Schools in Corpus Christi, TX2 Schools
  12. Political Science Schools in San Angelo, TX1 Schools
  13. Political Science Schools in San Marcos, TX1 Schools
  14. Political Science Schools in Commerce, TX1 Schools
  15. Political Science Schools in Canyon, TX1 Schools
  16. Political Science Schools in Paris, TX1 Schools
  17. Political Science Schools in Huntsville, TX1 Schools
  18. Political Science Schools in Plainview, TX1 Schools
  19. Political Science Schools in Prairie View, TX1 Schools
  20. Political Science Schools in Clarendon, TX1 Schools
  21. Political Science Schools in Marshall, TX1 Schools
  22. Political Science Schools in Beaumont, TX1 Schools
  23. Political Science Schools in Lubbock, TX1 Schools
  24. Political Science Schools in College Station, TX1 Schools
  25. Political Science Schools in Snyder, TX1 Schools
  26. Political Science Schools in Nacogdoches, TX1 Schools
  27. Political Science Schools in Kerrville, TX1 Schools
  28. Political Science Schools in Arlington, TX1 Schools
  29. Political Science Schools in Beeville, TX1 Schools
  30. Political Science Schools in Midland, TX1 Schools
  31. Political Science Schools in Seguin, TX1 Schools
  32. Political Science Schools in Alpine, TX1 Schools
  33. Political Science Schools in Wichita Falls, TX1 Schools
  34. Political Science Schools in Kingsville, TX1 Schools
  35. Political Science Schools in El Paso, TX1 Schools
  36. Political Science Schools in Stephenville, TX1 Schools
  37. Political Science Schools in Belton, TX1 Schools
  38. Political Science Schools in Mcallen, TX1 Schools
  39. Political Science Schools in Irving, TX1 Schools
  40. Political Science Schools in Hillsboro, TX1 Schools
  41. Political Science Schools in Brownsville, TX1 Schools
  42. Political Science Schools in Richardson, TX1 Schools
  43. Political Science Schools in Waco, TX1 Schools
  44. Political Science Schools in Edinburg, TX1 Schools
  45. Political Science Schools in Sherman, TX1 Schools
  46. Political Science Schools in Brownwood, TX1 Schools
  47. Political Science Schools in Georgetown, TX1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Texas Vs. National Political Science Employment

Texas 2,210
National 20,400

Of all of the political science professionals in the country, nearly 11% are in the state of Texas.

Employment Growth for Political science professionals In Texas

1,120 1,500 1,550 2,020 2,210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Texas, the field of political science is growing. There were 1,090 more political science professionals working in Texas in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Texas, this field has grown by 97% in four years. This growth is faster 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 Texas

$49,825 $51,510 $61,800 $68,615 $71,545
$42,701 $44,703 $45,514 $47,910 $49,136
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Texas, as the number of political science professionals is growing, the salaries earned by political science professionals are increasing. In 2006 political science professionals made a mean salary of $49,825 per year, and in 2010 they made $71,545 per year.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Texas

10th percentile
$29,290
25th percentile
$41,210
50th percentile
$66,985
75th percentile
$92,390
90th percentile
$121,675

This represents a growth in salaries of 30%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Texas state, within the field of political science, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid political science professionals earn 315% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Texas

Communications
$38,120
International Business
$92,065
Political Science
$71,545
Public Administration
$90,572

In Texas, 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 Texas

associate
14
bachelor
58
master
21
doctor
10
Certificate
0
Total103

As the number of political science professionals is increasing in Texas state, the number of students graduating from the 72 accredited political science schools in Texas state is also increasing. In Texas, there were 2,409 graduates in 2006. And there were 2,505 graduates from political science courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 4% percent increase in the number of political science school degree or certificate graduates in Texas. 56% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in political science.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Texas

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