Political Science Schools In Wisconsin

There are 24 accredited political science schools in Wisconsin for faculty who teach political science classes to choose from. The trends in Wisconsin's 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:

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


Schools

  1. Alverno College

    3400 S 43rd St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53234-3922

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  2. Beloit College

    700 College St, Beloit, Wisconsin 53511-5595

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  3. Cardinal Stritch University

    6801 N Yates Rd, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53217-3985

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  4. Carroll University

    100 N East Ave, Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186

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  5. Carthage College

    2001 Alford Park Dr, Kenosha, Wisconsin 53140-1994

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  6. Concordia University-Wisconsin

    12800 N Lake Shore Dr, Mequon, Wisconsin 53097-2402

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  7. Edgewood College

    1000 Edgewood College Drive, Madison, Wisconsin 53711-1997

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Lawrence University

    College Ave, Appleton, Wisconsin 54911

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  9. Marquette University

    615 N 11th St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233

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  10. Ripon College

    300 Seward St, Ripon, Wisconsin 54971-0248

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  11. Saint Norbert College

    100 Grant St, De Pere, Wisconsin 54115-2099

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  12. University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

    800 W Main St, Whitewater, Wisconsin 53190-1790

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  13. University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

    105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54702-4004

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  14. University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

    2420 Nicolet Dr, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54311-7001

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  15. University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

    1725 State St, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601-9959

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  16. Wisconsin Lutheran College

    8800 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226-4699

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  17. University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

    800 Algoma Blvd, Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54901

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  18. University of Wisconsin-Parkside

    900 Wood Rd, Kenosha, Wisconsin 53141-2000

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  19. University of Wisconsin-Superior

    Belknap & Catlin, Superior, Wisconsin 54880-4500

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  20. University of Wisconsin-Madison

    500 Lincoln Dr, Madison, Wisconsin 53706-1380

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  21. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

    2200 E Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-0413

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  22. University of Wisconsin-Platteville

    1 University Plz, Platteville, Wisconsin 53818-3001

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  23. University of Wisconsin-River Falls

    410 S 3rd St, River Falls, Wisconsin 54022-5001

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  24. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

    2100 Main St, Stevens Point, Wisconsin 54481

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Wisconsin Vs. National Political Science Employment

Wisconsin 250
National 20,400

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

Employment Growth for Political science professionals In Wisconsin

250 360 340 260 250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Wisconsin, political science is a shrinking field. So, in four years, the number of political science professionals has shrunk by 0%. This is slower 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 Wisconsin

$62,290 $31,355 $69,820 $80,470 $63,110
$43,308 $43,685 $45,556 $47,117 $48,374
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by political science professionals is increasing in Wisconsin. Political science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $62,290 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $63,110 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Wisconsin

10th percentile
$37,400
25th percentile
$47,370
50th percentile
$58,740
75th percentile
$74,150
90th percentile
$94,430

Thus, political science professionals' salaries grew by 1% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Wisconsin, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of political science. The pay differential between the highest paid political science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 152%

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Wisconsin

Communications
$40,172
International Business
$89,338
Political Science
$63,110
Public Administration
$85,980

In Wisconsin, political science professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
24
master
3
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total29

As the number of political science professionals is decreasing in Wisconsin state, the number of students graduating from the 24 accredited political science schools in Wisconsin state is decreasing. In Wisconsin, there were 868 graduates in 2006. And there were 771 graduates from political science courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 11% percent decrease in the number of political science school degree or certificate graduates in Wisconsin. A majority of these graduates, or 83%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in political science.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Wisconsin

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