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Political Science & Government at Charleston Southern University

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Political Science & Government at Charleston Southern University

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

CSU is located in Charleston, South Carolina and has a total student population of 3,477. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 10 students received a bachelor's degree in political science from CSU.

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.

CSU Political Science & Government Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science

CSU Political Science & Government Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks political science programs across the country. The following shows how CSU performed in these rankings.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The political science major at CSU 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 Focused Political Science & Government Schools 587
Most Popular Political Science & Government Bachelor’s Degree Schools 670

Political Science Student Demographics at CSU

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

CSU Political Science & Government Bachelor’s Program

60% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 10 political science students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2018-2019 from CSU, about 40% were men and 60% were women.

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

About 70% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in political science at CSU are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Political Science & Government Majors at Charleston Southern University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 7
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

CSU 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 SC, the home state for Charleston Southern University.

Occupation Jobs in SC Average Salary in SC
Managers 1,760 $100,890
Political Science Professors 130 $82,140
Economists 90 $68,550
Economics Professors 50 $70,190


*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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