Political Science Schools In Virginia

There are 36 accredited political science schools in Virginia for faculty who teach political science classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of political science and political science training in Virginia, which includes political science training at the following levels:

  • Political Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Political Science
  • Bachelors degree in Political Science
  • Masters degree in Political Science
  • PhD degree in Political Science


Schools

  1. Averett University

    420 W Main St, Danville, Virginia 24541

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  2. Bridgewater College

    402 E College St, Bridgewater, Virginia 22812-1599

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  3. College of William and Mary

    Williamsburg, Virginia 23187-8795

    33 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Regent University

    1000 Regent University Dr, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23464

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  5. Christopher Newport University

    1 University Place, Newport News, Virginia 23606

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  6. Emory and Henry College

    30461 Garnand Drive, Emory, Virginia 24327-0947

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  7. Ferrum College

    215 Ferrum Mountain Road, Ferrum, Virginia 24088-9000

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  8. George Mason University

    4400 University Dr, Fairfax, Virginia 22030-4444

    138 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Hampden-Sydney College

    College Road, Hampden-Sydney, Virginia 23943-0128

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  10. Hampton University

    Hampton, Virginia 23668-0099

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  11. Hollins University

    7916 Williamson Rd NW, Roanoke, Virginia 24020

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  12. James Madison University

    800 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807

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  13. Liberty University

    1971 University Blvd, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502

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  14. Longwood University

    201 High St, Farmville, Virginia 23909

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  15. Lynchburg College

    1501 Lakeside Dr, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501-3113

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  16. Mary Baldwin College

    New & Frederick St, Staunton, Virginia 24401

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  17. University of Mary Washington

    1301 College Ave, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401-5300

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  18. Marymount University

    2807 N Glebe Rd, Arlington, Virginia 22207-4299

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  19. Norfolk State University

    700 Park Ave, Norfolk, Virginia 23504-8000

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  20. Old Dominion University

    5115 Hampton Blvd, Norfolk, Virginia 23529

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  21. Radford University

    801 East Main Street, Radford, Virginia 24141-0672

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  22. Randolph-Macon College

    204 Henry St, Ashland, Virginia 23005-5505

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  23. Randolph College

    2500 Rivermont Ave, Lynchburg, Virginia 24503-1555

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  24. University of Richmond

    28 Westhampton Way, Richmond, Virginia 23173

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  25. Roanoke College

    221 College Lane, Salem, Virginia 24153-3794

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  26. Saint Pauls College

    115 College Drive, Lawrenceville, Virginia 23868

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  27. Southern Virginia University

    One University Hill Drive, Buena Vista, Virginia 24416

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  28. Sweet Briar College

    134 Chapel Drive, Sweet Briar, Virginia 24595-9998

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  29. Virginia Intermont College

    1013 Moore Street, Bristol, Virginia 24201

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  30. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    Blacksburg, Virginia 24061-0131

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  31. Virginia Commonwealth University

    910 W Franklin St, Richmond, Virginia 23284-2512

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  32. University of Virginia-Main Campus

    Charlottesville, Virginia 22903

    25 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  33. Virginia State University

    One Hayden Drive, Petersburg, Virginia 23806

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  34. Virginia Union University

    1500 N Lombardy St, Richmond, Virginia 23220

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  35. Virginia Wesleyan College

    1584 Wesleyan Dr, Norfolk, Virginia 23502-5599

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  36. Washington and Lee University

    204 West Washington Street, Lexington, Virginia 24450-2116

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Cities

  1. Political Science Schools in Norfolk, VA3 Schools
  2. Political Science Schools in Richmond, VA3 Schools
  3. Political Science Schools in Lynchburg, VA3 Schools
  4. Political Science Schools in Danville, VA1 Schools
  5. Political Science Schools in Hampton, VA1 Schools
  6. Political Science Schools in Sweet Briar, VA1 Schools
  7. Political Science Schools in Petersburg, VA1 Schools
  8. Political Science Schools in Lawrenceville, VA1 Schools
  9. Political Science Schools in Farmville, VA1 Schools
  10. Political Science Schools in Fairfax, VA1 Schools
  11. Political Science Schools in Roanoke, VA1 Schools
  12. Political Science Schools in Arlington, VA1 Schools
  13. Political Science Schools in Blacksburg, VA1 Schools
  14. Political Science Schools in Fredericksburg, VA1 Schools
  15. Political Science Schools in Ferrum, VA1 Schools
  16. Political Science Schools in Newport News, VA1 Schools
  17. Political Science Schools in Radford, VA1 Schools
  18. Political Science Schools in Harrisonburg, VA1 Schools
  19. Political Science Schools in Salem, VA1 Schools
  20. Political Science Schools in Bridgewater, VA1 Schools
  21. Political Science Schools in Bristol, VA1 Schools
  22. Political Science Schools in Charlottesville, VA1 Schools
  23. Political Science Schools in Emory, VA1 Schools
  24. Political Science Schools in Ashland, VA1 Schools
  25. Political Science Schools in Staunton, VA1 Schools
  26. Political Science Schools in Williamsburg, VA1 Schools
  27. Political Science Schools in Buena Vista, VA1 Schools
  28. Political Science Schools in Lexington, VA1 Schools
  29. Political Science Schools in Virginia Beach, VA1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Virginia Vs. National Political Science Employment

Virginia 870
National 20,400

Approximately 4% of the country's political science professionals work in Virginia state.

Employment Growth for Political science professionals In Virginia

850 1,160 1,010 990 870
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Political Science is a growing field in Virginia. 20 more political science professionals were working in Virginia in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of political science has grown by 2% in Virginia. This growth is slower than the change in the number of political science professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of political science professionals has grown by 14% from 2006 to 2010.

Political Science VS. All Professions salaries in Virginia

$85,520 $95,400 $98,995 $99,760 $96,405
$46,318 $48,287 $49,095 $50,643 $51,501
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to political science professionals are growing in Virginia. In 2006 political science professionals made a mean salary of $85,520 per year, and in 2010 they made $96,405 per year.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Virginia

10th percentile
$64,235
25th percentile
$77,655
50th percentile
$93,610
75th percentile
$114,595
90th percentile
$131,650

This represents a growth in salaries of 11%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 105% 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 Virginia.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Virginia

Communications
$47,020
International Business
$97,230
Political Science
$96,405
Public Administration
$99,512

In Virginia, 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 Virginia

associate
1
bachelor
38
master
5
doctor
1
Certificate
1
Total46

As the number of political science professionals is increasing in Virginia state, the number of students graduating from the 36 accredited political science schools in Virginia state is decreasing. In 2006, 1,515 students graduated from political science courses in Virginia. And in 2010, 1,484 students graduated.

This represents a 2% decrease in the number of political science degree or certificate school graduates in Virginia state. 83% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in political science.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Virginia

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