Political Science Schools In Utah

There are 10 accredited political science schools in Utah 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 Utah, and the future trends in 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. Brigham Young University

    Main Campus, Provo, Utah 84602

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Utah State University-College of Eastern Utah

    451 E 400 N, Price, Utah 84501

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

    150 E College Ave, Ephraim, Utah 84627

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Southern Utah University

    351 West University Blvd, Cedar City, Utah 84720

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Utah State University

    Old Main Hill, Logan, Utah 84322-1400

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Utah Valley University

    800 W University Parkway, Orem, Utah 84058-5999

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Salt Lake Community College

    4600 S Redwood Rd, Salt Lake City, Utah 84123

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. University of Utah

    201 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-9008

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Weber State University

    3848 Harrison Blvd, Ogden, Utah 84408-1137

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Westminster College in Salt Lake City

    1840 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84105

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

Statistics

Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National Political Science Employment

Utah 150
National 20,400

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

Employment Growth for Political science professionals In Utah

130 150 140 140 150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Utah, the field of political science is growing. In 2010 there were 20 more political science professionals working in Utah than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of political science has grown by 15% in Utah. 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 Utah

$68,480 $68,720 $67,810 $64,630 $63,290
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by political science professionals is decreasing in Utah. The mean salary for political science professionals in 2006 was $68,480 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $63,290 per year.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Utah

10th percentile
$30,950
25th percentile
$44,460
50th percentile
$62,640
75th percentile
$77,700
90th percentile
$101,900

Thus, political science professionals' salaries declined by 8% in 4 years. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. Within the field of political science, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid political science professionals earning 229% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Utah state.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Utah

Communications
$39,987
International Business
$72,843
Political Science
$63,290
Public Administration
$72,115

Political science professionals in Utah earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
3
bachelor
7
master
2
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total13

As the number of political science professionals is increasing in Utah state, the number of students graduating from the 10 accredited political science schools in Utah state is decreasing. In Utah, there were 561 graduates in 2006. And there were 473 graduates from political science courses in 2010.

This represents a 16% decrease in the number of political science degree or certificate school graduates in Utah state. A majority of these graduates, or 54%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in political science.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Utah

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