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Political Science & Government at The City College of New York

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Political Science & Government at The City College of New York

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

CCNY is located in New York, New York and approximately 15,227 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 87 students received a bachelor's degree in political science from CCNY.

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.

CCNY Political Science & Government Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science

CCNY Political Science & Government Rankings

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

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The political science major at CCNY 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
Best Value Political Science & Government Bachelor’s Degree Schools 137
Most Focused Political Science & Government Schools 273
Best Political Science & Government Schools 577

Earnings of CCNY Political Science Graduates

The median salary of political science students who receive their bachelor's degree at CCNY is $32,022. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $33,089 for all political science students.


Political Science Student Demographics at CCNY

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the political science majors at The City College of New York.

CCNY Political Science & Government Bachelor’s Program

52% Women
71% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 87 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Political Science & Government from CCNY in 2020-2021, 48% were men and 52% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 32% 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 The City College of New York with a bachelor's in political science.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 15
Black or African American 14
Hispanic or Latino 33
White 21
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

CCNY also has a doctoral program available in political science. In 2021, 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 NY, the home state for The City College of New York.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Managers 16,600 $124,160
Political Science Professors 1,680 $125,360
Economics Professors 1,650 $129,370
Economists 750 $127,520
Political Scientists 90 $122,440


*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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