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Political Science & Government at Washington University in St Louis

Political Science & Government is one of the majors in the social sciences program at Washington University in St Louis.

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, and more. We've also included details on how WUSTL ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in political science.

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Political Science & Government Degrees Available at WUSTL

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science
  • Master’s Degree in Political Science
  • Doctorate Degree in Political Science

WUSTL Political Science Rankings

The political science major at WUSTL is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Political Science & Government. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Highest Paid Political Science & Government Graduates 23
Most Popular Colleges for Political Science & Government 137

Popularity of Political Science at WUSTL

During the 2018-2019 academic year, Washington University in St Louis handed out 88 bachelor's degrees in political science and government. Due to this, the school was ranked #137 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 35% over the previous year when 65 degrees were handed out.

In 2019, 6 students received their master’s degree in political science from WUSTL. This makes it the #84 most popular school for political science master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 7 students received their doctoral degrees in political science in 2019, making the school the #42 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Political Science Student Diversity at WUSTL

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the political science majors at Washington University in St Louis.

WUSTL Political Science & Government Bachelor’s Program

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 88 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in political science from WUSTL. About 57% were men and 43% were women.

WUSTL Gender Breakdown of Political Science & Government Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of the students with this major are white. About 70% of 2019 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Washington University in St Louis with a bachelor's in political science.

Ethnic Diversity of Political Science & Government Majors at Washington University in St Louis
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 6
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 11
White 62
Non-Resident Aliens 2
Other Races 6

WUSTL Political Science & Government Master’s Program

Of the 6 students who graduated with a Master’s in political science from WUSTL in 2019, 83% were men and 17% were women.

WUSTL Gender Breakdown of Political Science & Government Master's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Washington University in St Louis with a master's in political science.

Ethnic Diversity of Political Science & Government Majors at Washington University in St Louis
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 3
Non-Resident Aliens 2
Other Races 0

Related Major Annual Graduates
Economics 141
Anthropology 126
Sociology 10
International Relations & National Security 6
Urban Studies 6

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