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A general program that focuses on the systematic study of political institutions and behavior. This program frequently includes in depth instruction in political philosophy, comparative government and politics, political theory, public opinion, studies of the government and politics of specific countries, political parties and interest groups, political research methods, and studies of specific political institutions and processes.

The directory below includes regionally and/or nationally accredited Political Science and Government schools, colleges and universities.

Abilene Christian University

1600 Campus Court, Abilene, TX 79699

Phone Number:(325) 674-2000
Website:www.acu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – other
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:5,265 (4,202 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1

Adelphi University

South Ave, Garden City, NY 11530-0701

Phone Number:(516) 877-3000
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:11,266 (5,977 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1

Adrian College

110 S Madison St, Adrian, MI 49221-2575

Phone Number:(517) 265-5161
Website:www.adrian.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,506 (1,506 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1

Agnes Scott College

141 E. College Ave, Decatur, GA 30030-3797

Phone Number:(404) 471-6000
Website:www.agnesscott.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:948 (906 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:9 to 1

Alabama A & M University

4900 Meridian St, Normal, AL 35762

Phone Number:(256) 372-5000
Website:www.aamu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:6,149 (4,978 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1

Alabama State University

915 S Jackson Street, Montgomery, AL 36101-0271

Phone Number:(334) 229-4400
Website:www.alasu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:6,806 (5,455 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1

Albany State University

504 College Dr., Albany, GA 31705

Phone Number:(229) 430-4600
Website:www.asurams.edu/
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:4,832 (4,242 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1

Albertus Magnus College

700 Prospect St, New Haven, CT 06511-1189

Phone Number:(203) 773-8550
Website:www.albertus.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,943 (2,312 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1

Albion College

611 E Porter St, Albion, MI 49224

Phone Number:(517) 629-1000
Website:www.albion.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,878 (1,878 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1

Albright College

1621 N. 13th St., Reading, PA 19612-5234

Phone Number:(610) 921-2381
Website:www.albright.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,601 (2,505 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1

Alcorn State University

1000 ASU Dr Ste 359, Alcorn State, MS 39096-7500

Phone Number:(601) 877-6100
Website:www.alcorn.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Campus setting:Distant rural community
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:3,861 (3,053 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1

Alderson Broaddus College

101 College Hill Drive, Philippi, WV 26416-2035

Phone Number:(304) 457-1700
Website:www.ab.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:803 (660 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1

Alfred University

One Saxon Drive, Alfred, NY 14802-1205

Phone Number:(607) 871-2111
Website:www.alfred.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,670 (2,015 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1

Allegheny College

520 N Main St, Meadville, PA 16335-3902

Phone Number:(814) 332-3100
Website:www.allegheny.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,204 (2,204 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1

Alma College

614 W Superior, Alma, MI 48801-1599

Phone Number:(989) 463-7111
Website:www.alma.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,419 (1,419 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1

Alpena Community College

665 Johnson St, Alpena, MI 49707

Phone Number:(989) 356-9021
Website:www.alpenacc.edu
School Type:2-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Campus setting:Rural fringe community
Campus housing:No
Student Population:2,604 (2,604 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1

Alvernia University

400 Saint Bernardine St, Reading, PA 19607-1799

Phone Number:(610) 796-8200
Website:www.alvernia.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:4,216 (3,032 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1

Alverno College

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

Phone Number:(414) 382-6000
Website:www.alverno.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:3,124 (2,644 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1

American International College

1000 State Street, Springfield, MA 1109

Phone Number:(413) 737-7000
Website:www.aic.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:3,869 (1,845 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1

American Jewish University

15600 Mulholland Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90077-1519

Phone Number:310E12
Website:www.ajula.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:241 (97 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:3 to 1

Our Lady of the Lake University-San Antonio

411 SW 24th St, San Antonio, TX 78207-4689

Phone Number:(210) 434-6711
Website:www.ollusa.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,937 (1,705 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1

Peace College

15 E Peace St, Raleigh, NC 27604-1194

Phone Number:(919) 508-2000
Website:www.peace.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:806 (806 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Admissions:admissions.peace.edu/
Financial Aid:admissions.peace.edu/financial.html
Online Application:www.ncmentor.org/Applications/NC_Independents_C…

Pitzer College

1050 North Mills Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711-6101

Phone Number:(909) 621-8000
Website:www.pitzer.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,060 (1,060 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1
Admissions:www.pitzer.edu/admission/
Financial Aid:www.pitzer.edu/admission/financial_aid/index.asp
Online Application:www.pitzer.edu/admission/applying/forms_applica…

Regis College

235 Wellesley St, Weston, MA 02493-1571

Phone Number:(781) 768-7000
Website:www.regiscollege.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – professional practice
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,092 (1,157 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1
Admissions:www.regiscollege.edu/undergraduate programs/adm…
Financial Aid:www.regiscollege.edu/costs financialaid/index.cfm
Online Application:www.regiscollege.edu/undergraduate programs/app…

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

700 Terrace Heights, Winona, MN 55987-1399

Phone Number:(507) 457-1600
Website:www.smumn.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:8,267 (2,416 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1

Sojourner-Douglass College

500 N Caroline St, Baltimore, MD 21205-1898

Phone Number:(410) 276-0306
Website:www.sdc.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
4-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:No
Student Population:1,777 (1,655 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:8 to 1

Swarthmore College

500 College Ave, Swarthmore, PA 19081

Phone Number:(610) 328-8000
Website:www.swarthmore.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,513 (1,513 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:7 to 1
Admissions:www.swarthmore.edu/admissions
Financial Aid:www.swarthmore.edu/financialaid.xml
Online Application:www.commonapp.org/CommonApp/Default.aspx

Thomas College

180 W River Rd, Waterville, ME 04901-5097

Phone Number:(207) 859-1111
Website:www.thomas.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Rural fringe community
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,148 (854 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1
Admissions:www.thomas.edu/admiss/
Financial Aid:www.thomas.edu/fa/
Online Application:www.thomas.edu/infonet/app.asp

Trevecca Nazarene University

333 Murfreesboro Rd, Nashville, TN 37210

Phone Number:(615) 248-1200
Website:www.trevecca.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:3,233 (1,613 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1
Admissions:www.trevecca.edu/admissions

University of Akron Main Campus

302 Buchtel Common, Akron, OH 44325-4702

Phone Number:(330) 972-7111
Website:www.uakron.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:29,090 (23,110 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1
Admissions:www.uakron.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.uakron.edu/finaid/
Online Application:www.uakron.edu/admissions/onLineApplInst.php

University of California-Davis

One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616-8678

Phone Number:(530) 752-1011
Website:www.ucdavis.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Small suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:33,069 (26,478 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1

University of Cincinnati-Main Campus

2624 Clifton Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0063

Phone Number:(513) 556-6000
Website:www.uc.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
4-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:35,005 (24,117 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Admissions:admissions.uc.edu/
Financial Aid:financialaid.uc.edu/
Online Application:admissions.uc.edu/apply.html

University of Connecticut

Storrs, CT 6269

Phone Number:(860) 486-2000
Website:www.uconn.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Finge town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:27,011 (17,830 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1
Admissions:www.admissions.uconn.edu/
Financial Aid:financialaid.uconn.edu/
Online Application:www.admissions.uconn.edu/apply/survey.php

University of Hartford

200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, CT 06117-1599

Phone Number:(860) 768-4100
Website:www.hartford.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:8,760 (6,334 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1
Admissions:admission.hartford.edu
Financial Aid:admission.hartford.edu\finaid
Online Application:admission.hartford.edu\apply

University of Maryland-University College

3501 University Blvd East, Adelphi, MD 20783-8010

Phone Number:(301) 985-7000
Website:www.umuc.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
4-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree – professional practice
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:No
Student Population:50,697 (33,953 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:26 to 1
Admissions:www.umuc.edu/students/admissions.shtml
Financial Aid:www.umuc.edu/financialaid/homepage.shtml
Online Application:www.umuc.edu/students/admissions.shtml

University of Minnesota-Duluth

515 Darland Administration Bldg, Duluth, MN 55812

Phone Number:(218) 726-8000
Website:www.d.umn.edu/
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree – professional practice
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:12,575 (11,239 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:24 to 1
Admissions:www.d.umn.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.d.umn.edu/fareg/
Online Application:www.d.umn.edu/admissions/online.html

University of New Haven

300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, CT 6516

Phone Number:(203) 932-7000
Website:www.newhaven.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:6,361 (4,074 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Admissions:www.newhaven.edu/admissions/ugrad/
Financial Aid:www.newhaven.edu/admissions/ugrad/affordable/
Online Application:www.newhaven.edu/prospective/15183/

University of Northern Iowa

1222 W 27th St, Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0005

Phone Number:(319) 273-2311
Website:www.uni.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree – other
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:16,310 (13,134 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:22 to 1
Admissions:www.uni.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.uni.edu/finaid/
Online Application:www.uni.edu/admissions/apply/documents/undergra…

University of Pennsylvania

1 College Hall 34th and Spruce Sts, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6303

Phone Number:(215) 898-5000
Website:www.upenn.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
4-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Doctor’s degree – other
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:27,135 (12,981 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1

University of Saint Francis-Ft Wayne

2701 Spring St, Fort Wayne, IN 46808-3994

Phone Number:(260) 399-7700
Website:www.sf.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,425 (1,979 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1
Admissions:www.sf.edu/sf/admissions
Financial Aid:www.sf.edu/sf/admissions/financial-aid
Online Application:www.sf.edu/sf/apply

University of Washington-Seattle Campus

1400 NE Campus Parkway, Seattle, WA 98195-4550

Phone Number:(206) 543-2100
Website:www.washington.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:49,323 (35,420 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Admissions:admit.washington.edu/admission/
Financial Aid:www.washington.edu/students/osfa/
Online Application:admit.washington.edu/admission/

Ursuline College

2550 Lander Rd, Pepper Pike, OH 44124

Phone Number:(440) 449-4200
Website:www.ursuline.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – professional practice
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,836 (1,264 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:9 to 1
Admissions:www.ursuline.edu
Financial Aid:www.ursuline.edu
Online Application:www.ursuline.edu

Western Michigan University

1903 West Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5167

Phone Number:(269) 387-3530
Website:www.wmich.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:28,448 (21,611 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1

Western Oklahoma State College

2801 N Main St, Altus, OK 73521-1397

Phone Number:(580) 477-2000
Website:www.wosc.edu
School Type:2-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Campus setting:Rural fringe community
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:3,315 (3,315 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:33 to 1
Admissions:www.wosc.edu/admissions
Financial Aid:www.wosc.edu/finaid
Online Application:www.wosc.edu/apply

Whitman College

345 Boyer Ave, Walla Walla, WA 99362

Phone Number:(509) 527-5111
Website:www.whitman.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,606 (1,606 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:8 to 1
Admissions:www.whitman.edu/admission/
Financial Aid:www.whitman.edu/content/financial_aid/
Online Application:www.whitman.edu/content/admission/apply-to-whitman

Xavier University

3800 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45207-1092

Phone Number:(513) 745-3000
Website:www.xavier.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – professional practice
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:8,354 (4,534 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Admissions:www.xavier.edu/admission
Financial Aid:www.xavier.edu/financial-aid
Online Application:www.xavier.edu/admission/apply.cfm

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