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Political Science Schools in Connecticut

There are 16 Connecticut schools offering political science programs. 983 students graduated with degrees from Connecticut political science schools in 2010. 913 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 41 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

975 students graduate from political science programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of political science students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 12 students graduated with political science certificates, 913 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 41 with a degree at the master's level, and 17 with a doctorate level degree.

16 political science schools are in this state. And out of these, six schools are public, while ten schools are private. While private political science school tuition varies from $24,374 to $42,420, tuition at a public political science school varies from $3,000 to $10,416.

Average tuition for programs in political science is $24,713. While the lowest tuition in Connecticut, which is $3,000 each year, is at the United States Coast Guard Academy, the highest tuition for political science programs, which is $42,420 each year, is at Trinity College.

Connecticut political science schools offer certificates, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Political Science Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

975 students graduate from political science programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of political science students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 12 students graduated with political science certificates, 913 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 41 with a degree at the master's level, and 17 with a doctorate level degree.

Political Science Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 24
  • Certificate 2007: 16
  • Certificate 2008: 15
  • Certificate 2009: 17
  • Certificate 2010: 12
  • Bachelor 2006: 954
  • Bachelor 2007: 873
  • Bachelor 2008: 873
  • Bachelor 2009: 881
  • Bachelor 2010: 913
  • Master 2006: 77
  • Master 2007: 76
  • Master 2008: 60
  • Master 2009: 57
  • Master 2010: 41
  • Doctorate 2006: 23
  • Doctorate 2007: 19
  • Doctorate 2008: 20
  • Doctorate 2009: 17
  • Doctorate 2010: 17

Political Science Program Availability in Connecticut

Schools in this state offer a total of 27 programs in political science. Of these programs, about 63% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Political Science Program Availability in Connecticut

  • Certificate: 3
  • Bachelor: 17
  • Master: 5
  • Doctorate: 2

Political Science Schools in Connecticut

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1. The United States Coast Guard Academy

15 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320-4195
(860) 444-8444

The United States Coast Guard Academy offers one program in political science and this academy, which is 1.3 miles from the center of the city, is in New London, CT. This public academy is the only military academy in Connecticut. This academy is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in political science.

2. Wesleyan University

237 High St
Middletown, CT 6459
(860) 685-2000

Wesleyan University is located in the center of Middletown. It offers two programs in political science. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level political science degree by this liberal arts college and one degree at the master's level in political science. It is a 4-year institution. This liberal arts college is the third oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in political science.

3. Albertus Magnus College

700 Prospect St
New Haven, CT 06511-1189
(203) 773-8550

Albertus Magnus College, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in New Haven, CT and this school offers one political science program. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution.

4. Yale University

Yale University
New Haven, CT 6520
(203) 432-1333

Yale University is in the center of New Haven. YU offers four programs in political science. Specifically, YU offers one certificate in political science to students, one bachelor's level degree in political science, one degree at the master's level in political science, and one doctorate level political science degree. Overall, 11,701 students seek degrees in 281 Yale University programs. This university is the oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering political science programs.

5. Western Connecticut State University

181 White Street
Danbury, CT 06810-6826
(203) 837-8200

Western Connecticut State University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Danbury, CT and this school offers one program in political science. Western is a public 4-year institution.

6. The University of Hartford

200 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117-1599
(860) 768-4100

The University of Hartford, which is 2.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in West Hartford, CT. UH offers two programs in political science. Students are offered two degrees at the bachelor's level in political science by UH. The U of H is a 4-year research institution. The U of H is the sixth largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering political science.

7. The University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 6269
(860) 486-2000

The University of Connecticut is located in Storrs, CT. This university offers five political science programs. Of those, this university offers students one certificate in political science, one bachelor's level degree in political science, two political science degrees at the master's level, and one degree at the doctorate level in political science. Overall, 25,498 students seek degrees in 298 programs at Uconn. This large university is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering political science programs.

8. Connecticut College

270 Mohegan Ave
New London, CT 6320
(860) 447-1911

Connecticut College, which is near the center of the city, is in New London, CT and it offers one program in political science. It is a 4-year institution. Conn is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering political science programs.

9. Eastern Connecticut State University

83 Windham St
Willimantic, CT 6226
(860) 465-5000

Eastern Connecticut State University offers one program in political science and ECSU is located in Willimantic, CT. This liberal arts college is one of 8 liberal arts colleges in Connecticut. ECSU is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in political science.

10. Trinity College

300 Summit St
Hartford, CT 06106-3100
(860) 297-2000

Trinity College, which is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Hartford, CT and it offers one program in political science. Trinity is a 4-year institution.

11. The University of New Haven

300 Boston Post Road
West Haven, CT 6516
(203) 932-7000

The University of New Haven is located in the suburbs of West Haven, Connecticut. It offers two political science programs. More specifically, this school offers one certificate in political science to students and one bachelor's level political science degree.

12. Sacred Heart University

5151 Park Ave
Fairfield, CT 06825-1000
(203) 371-7999

Sacred Heart University offers one program in political science and this school is in the suburbs of Fairfield, Connecticut. It is a 4-year institution. It is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering political science.

13. Fairfield University

1073 N Benson Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824-5195
(203) 254-4000

Fairfield University is located in the suburbs of Fairfield, Connecticut and it offers one program in political science. This school is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering political science in terms of programs.

14. Central Connecticut State University

1615 Stanley St
New Britain, CT 6050
(860) 832-3200

Central Connecticut State University is located in the suburbs of New Britain, Connecticut and it offers one political science program. 12,477 students pursue degrees in 130 programs at this school, overall. It is the third largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering political science in terms of programs.

15. Quinnipiac University

Mt Carmel Ave
Hamden, CT 6518
(203) 582-8200

Quinnipiac University, which is very close to Hamden, Connecticut, is in a rural area and it offers one program in political science. It is the seventh largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering political science in terms of programs.

16. Southern Connecticut State University

501 Crescent Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1355
(203) 392-5200

Southern Connecticut State University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in New Haven, CT. Southern offers two political science programs. Out of those, it offers one political science degree at the bachelor's level to students and one master's level degree in political science. It is one of 33 public post-secondary institutions in Connecticut. Southern is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering political science programs.