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Political Science Schools in Massachusetts

There are 37 schools in the state of Massachusetts offering political science programs. 1,948 students graduated from programs at Massachusetts political science schools in 2010. 1,782 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 77 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

1,948 students graduate from programs in this state in political science, on average, each year. This accounts for 4% of political science students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 38 students graduated with certificates in political science, 1,782 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 77 with a master's level degree, and 51 with a doctorate level degree.

37 political science schools are in this state. And out of these, while ten schools are public, 27 schools are private. Private political science school tuition varies from $21,400 to $41,982, while public political science school tuition varies from $7,053 to $11,917.

Average tuition for political science programs is $27,194. The highest tuition for political science programs, which is $41,982 per year, is at Bard College at Simon's Rock, while the lowest tuition in Massachusetts, which is $7,053 per year, is at Framingham State University.

Political science schools in this state offer certificates, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Political Science Program Completions in Massachusetts 2006 - 2010

1,948 students graduate from programs in this state in political science, on average, each year. This accounts for 4% of political science students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 38 students graduated with certificates in political science, 1,782 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 77 with a master's level degree, and 51 with a doctorate level degree.

Political Science Program Completions in Massachusetts 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 1
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 4
  • Certificate 2010: 38
  • Bachelor 2006: 1972
  • Bachelor 2007: 1898
  • Bachelor 2008: 1817
  • Bachelor 2009: 1778
  • Bachelor 2010: 1782
  • Master 2006: 86
  • Master 2007: 65
  • Master 2008: 78
  • Master 2009: 75
  • Master 2010: 77
  • Doctorate 2006: 47
  • Doctorate 2007: 44
  • Doctorate 2008: 53
  • Doctorate 2009: 53
  • Doctorate 2010: 51

Political Science Program Availability in Massachusetts

Schools in Massachusetts offer a total of 58 programs in political science. Of these programs, approximately 70.7% 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 Massachusetts

  • Certificate: 1
  • Bachelor: 41
  • Master: 9
  • Doctorate: 7

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1. Westfield State University

577 Western Ave
Westfield, MA 01086-1630
(413) 572-5300

Westfield State University is located in the suburbs of Westfield, Massachusetts and it offers one program in political science. It is a public 4-year institution. This school is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering programs in political science.

2. The Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

375 Church St
North Adams, MA 01247-4100
(413) 662-5000

The Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is in North Adams, MA and it offers one program in political science. Overall, 1,974 students pursue degrees in 21 programs at this school.

3. Bard College at Simon's Rock

84 Alford Rd
Great Barrington, MA 01230-9702
(413) 644-4400

Bard College at Simon's Rock, which is very close to Great Barrington, Massachusetts, is located in a rural setting and it offers one program in political science. Overall, 380 students seek degrees in 63 Bard College at Simon's Rock programs.

4. Wheaton College

26 E Main St
Norton, MA 2766
(508) 285-7722

Wheaton College is located in the suburbs of Norton, Massachusetts and Wheaton offers one political science program. 1,635 students pursue degrees in 45 programs at this school, overall.

5. Mount Holyoke College

50 College Street
South Hadley, MA 01075-1489
(413) 538-2000

Mount Holyoke College offers one political science program and Mount Holyok is in the suburbs of South Hadley, Massachusetts. Overall, 2,344 students pursue degrees in 51 programs at Mount Holyok.

6. Amherst College

Boltwood Avenue
Amherst, MA 01002-5000
(413) 542-2000

Amherst College offers one political science program. This school is one of 27 liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts. Amherst is the third oldest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering programs in political science.

7. Stonehill College

320 Washington Street
Easton, MA 02357-6110
(508) 565-1000

Stonehill College offers one political science program and this school is located in the suburbs of Easton, Massachusetts. 2,582 students pursue degrees in 33 programs at Stonehill, overall.

8. The College of the Holy Cross

One College Street
Worcester, MA 01610-2395
(508) 793-2011

The College of the Holy Cross, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Worcester, MA and it offers one program in political science. 2,899 students seek degrees in 22 College of the Holy Cross programs, overall.

9. Framingham State University

100 State Street
Framingham, MA 01701-9101
(508) 620-1220

Framingham State University offers one political science program and this school is 1.6 miles from the center of the city. This school is one of 42 public post-secondary institutions in Massachusetts. This school is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering programs in political science.

10. Clark University

950 Main St
Worcester, MA 01610-1477
(508) 793-7711

Clark University offers one political science program and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Worcester, MA. 3,451 students seek degrees in 66 Clark University programs, overall.

11. Pine Manor College

400 Heath St
Chestnut Hill, MA 2467
(617) 731-7000

Pine Manor College offers one political science program and this school is in the suburbs of Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. This school is a 4-year institution.

12. Gordon College

255 Grapevine Rd
Wenham, MA 1984
(978) 927-2300

Gordon College offers one program in political science and this school is located in the suburbs of Wenham, Massachusetts. It is one of 27 liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts.

13. Smith College

Elm St
Northampton, MA 1063
(413) 584-2700

Smith College offers one political science program and it is in the suburbs of Northampton, Massachusetts. 3,113 students pursue degrees in 74 Smith programs, overall.

14. Regis College

235 Wellesley St
Weston, MA 02493-1571
(781) 768-7000

Regis College is located in the suburbs of Weston, Massachusetts. This school offers two programs in political science. Students are offered two bachelor's level degrees in political science by this liberal arts college. This specialized school is one of 27 liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts.

15. Hampshire College

893 West St
Amherst, MA 01002-5001
(413) 549-4600

Hampshire College is in Amherst, MA and it offers one political science program. This school is a 4-year institution.

16. The University of Massachusetts - Boston

100 Morrissey Blvd
Boston, MA 02125-3393
(617) 287-5000

The University of Massachusetts-Boston is 3.0 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one political science program. UMass Boston is one of 11 research universities in Massachusetts.

17. Brandeis University

415 South St
Waltham, MA 02454-9110
(781) 736-2000

Brandeis University offers three political science programs. Of those, this university offers students one bachelor's level political science degree, one master's level degree in political science, and one doctorate level degree in political science. This university, which is 1.3 miles from the center of the city, is in Waltham, MA. Bramdeis is one of 11 research universities in Massachusetts.

18. American International College

1000 State Street
Springfield, MA 1109
(413) 737-7000

American International College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Springfield, MA and AIC offers one political science program. 3,509 students seek degrees in 86 AIC programs, overall.

19. Assumption College

500 Salisbury St
Worcester, MA 01609-1296
(508) 767-7000

Assumption College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Worcester, MA and it offers one program in political science. Assumption is a 4-year institution.

20. Wellesley College

106 Central St
Wellesley, MA 02481-8203
(781) 283-1000

Wellesley College is located in the suburbs of Wellesley, Massachusetts and it offers one political science program. Overall, 2,546 students pursue degrees in 57 Wellesley College programs.

21. Williams College

880 Main St
Williamstown, MA 1267
(413) 597-3131

Williams College is located in Williamstown, MA and it offers one program in political science. It is one of 27 liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering political science programs.

22. The University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth

285 Old Westport Rd
North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300
(508) 999-8000

The University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth offers one program in political science and UMass Dartmouth is in the suburbs of North Dartmouth, Massachusetts. Overall, 9,432 students seek degrees in 99 programs at this university.

23. Emmanuel College

400 The Fenway
Boston, MA 2115
(617) 735-9715

Emmanuel College, which is 2.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Boston, MA and it offers one program in political science. This school is one of 27 liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts.

24. Suffolk University

8 Ashburton Pl Beacon Hill
Boston, MA 02108-2770
(617) 573-8000

Suffolk University is located in the center of Boston. It offers four programs in political science. Of those, students are offered two degrees at the bachelor's level in political science by this mid-sized school and two political science degrees at the master's level. 9,068 students seek degrees in 171 programs at this school, overall.

25. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology

77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
(617) 253-1000

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which is 1.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Cambridge, MA. This university offers three political science programs. More specifically, it offers students one political science degree at the bachelor's level, one degree at the master's level in political science, and one doctorate level political science degree. It is a 4-year research institution. In terms of programs, this large university is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering political science.

26. Salem State University

352 Lafayette St
Salem, MA 1970
(978) 542-6000

Salem State University is in the suburbs of Salem, Massachusetts and it offers one program in political science. 9,993 students pursue degrees in 116 programs at this school, overall.

27. Western New England University

1215 Wilbraham Rd
Springfield, MA 01119-2684
(413) 782-3111

Western New England University offers one program in political science and WNE, which is 3.7 miles from the center of the city, is in Springfield, MA.

28. Merrimack College

315 Turnpike St
North Andover, MA 1845
(978) 837-5000

Merrimack College is in the suburbs of North Andover, Massachusetts and Merrimack offers one political science program. Overall, 2,168 students seek degrees in 43 programs at Merrimack.

29. The University of Massachusetts Amherst

University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 1003
(413) 545-0111

The University of Massachusetts Amherst offers four programs in political science. Of those, this university offers one certificate in political science to students, one degree at the bachelor's level in political science, one political science degree at the master's level, and one political science degree at the doctorate level. This big university is one of 11 research universities in Massachusetts.

30. Harvard University

Massachusetts Hall
Cambridge, MA 2138
(617) 495-1000

Harvard University offers three programs in political science. Of those, it offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in political science, one master's level political science degree, and one political science degree at the doctorate level. It is in the center of Cambridge. Overall, 27,594 students seek degrees in 183 programs at this university. This large university is the third largest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering political science.

31. Boston College

140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 2467
(617) 552-8000

Boston College offers three political science programs. Out of those, this university offers students one bachelor's level degree in political science, one master's level degree in political science, and one doctorate level political science degree. BC, which is 0.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Chestnut Hill, MA. This university is a 4-year research institution. In terms of enrollment, this research university ranks sixth in the state of Massachusetts.

32. The University of Massachusetts - Lowell

1 University Ave
Lowell, MA 01854-5104
(978) 934-4000

The University of Massachusetts-Lowell is located in the suburbs of Lowell, Massachusetts and it offers one program in political science. UML is a public, 4-year, research institution. It ranks seventh in terms of enrollment in the state of Massachusetts.

33. Bridgewater State University

131 Summer Street
Bridgewater, MA 2325
(508) 531-1000

Bridgewater State University is located in the suburbs of Bridgewater, Massachusetts and BSU offers one political science program. It is one of 27 liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering political science programs.

34. Fitchburg State University

160 Pearl St
Fitchburg, MA 01420-2697
(978) 345-2151

Fitchburg State University is in the suburbs of Fitchburg, Massachusetts and this school offers one program in political science. It is a public 4-year institution.

35. Simmons College

300 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115-5898
(617) 521-2000

Simmons College, which is 2.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Boston, MA and it offers one program in political science. It is one of 27 liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts.

36. Cape Cod Community College

2240 Iyannough Rd
West Barnstable, MA 02668-1599
(508) 362-2131

Cape Cod Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1961. This college, which is near the center of the city, is located in West Barnstable, MA. It offers subjects including marketing, legal assisting, and visual communications. Students are offered 23 certificates and 42 degrees at the associates level by it. In 2010, 4,482 students pursued degrees from the 58 programs at this college. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education accredits it. This community college is one of 15 community colleges in Massachusetts.

37. Anna Maria College

50 Sunset Lane
Paxton, MA 01612-1198
(508) 849-3300

Anna Maria College offers one program in political science and AMC, which is very close to Paxton, Massachusetts, is in a rural setting. 1,462 students seek degrees in 79 programs at this school, overall.

38. Tufts University

28 Sawyer Avenue
Medford, MA 02155-5555
(617) 628-5000

Tufts University is in the suburbs of Medford, Massachusetts and this university offers one program in political science. This research university is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Massachusetts.

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