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Political Science & Government at Chapman University

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Political Science & Government at Chapman University

If you are interested in studying political science and government, you may want to check out the program at Chapman University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Chapman is located in Orange, California and has a total student population of 9,850. Of the 1,717 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Chapman University in 2019, 76 of them were political science and government majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Political Science & Government section at the bottom of this page.

Chapman Political Science & Government Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science

Chapman Political Science & Government Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the political science progam at Chapman compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The political science major at Chapman 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
Most Popular Political Science & Government Bachelor’s Degree Schools 162
Most Focused Political Science & Government Schools 198
Best Value Political Science & Government Bachelor’s Degree Schools 493

How Much Do Political Science Graduates from Chapman Make?

The median salary of political science students who receive their bachelor's degree at Chapman is $36,200. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 10% higher than the national average of $32,850 for all political science bachelor's degree recipients.


Political Science Student Demographics at Chapman

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the political science majors at Chapman University.

Chapman Political Science & Government Bachelor’s Program

49% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 76 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in political science from Chapman. About 51% were men and 49% were women.

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

About 53% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in political science at Chapman are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 3% more racial-ethnic minorities in its political science bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Chapman University with a bachelor's in political science.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Political Science & Government Majors at Chapman University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 7
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 17
White 40
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 9

Chapman also has a doctoral program available in political science. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Political Science Grads May Go Into

A degree in political science can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for CA, the home state for Chapman University.

Occupation Jobs in CA Average Salary in CA
Managers 66,300 $143,350
Economists 1,430 $124,430
Political Science Professors 860 $112,360
Economics Professors 700 $139,050
Political Scientists 160 $74,060


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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