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Political Science Schools In Montana

Montana has 4 accredited political science schools where political science faculty who teach political science classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of political science and political science training in Montana, which includes political science training at the following levels:


  1. Carroll College

    1601 N Benton Ave, Helena, Montana 59625-0002

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Montana State University-Billings

    1500 University Drive, Billings, Montana 59101-0298

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Montana State University

    Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana 59717

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. The University of Montana

    Missoula, Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Montana Vs. National Political Science Employment

Montana 30
National 20,400

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

Employment Growth for Political science professionals In Montana

No data 40 No data 30 30
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Political Science VS. All Professions salaries in Montana

No data $57,310 No data $55,090 $56,340
$36,004 $38,366 $39,610 $41,917 $43,181
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Montana

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Within the field of political science, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid political science professionals earning 213% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Montana state.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Montana

International Business
Political Science
Public Administration

In Montana, 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 Montana


The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited political science schools in Montana is decreasing. In Montana, there were 124 graduates in 2006. And there were 109 graduates from political science courses in 2010.

This represents a 12% decrease in the number of political science degree or certificate school graduates in Montana state. Most of these graduates, or 80%, earned a bachelor's degree in political science.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Montana

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