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Political Science & Government at Queens College

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Political Science & Government at Queens College

If you plan to study political science and government, take a look at what Queens College has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

QC is located in Queens, New York and approximately 19,700 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 140 political science majors received their bachelor's degree from QC.

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.

QC Political Science & Government Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science

QC Political Science & Government Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks political science programs across the country. The following shows how QC 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 QC 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 73
Most Popular Political Science & Government Schools 85
Most Focused Political Science & Government Master’s Degree Schools 190
Most Focused Political Science & Government Schools 212
Best Political Science & Government Schools 544

In 2021, 0 student received their master’s degree in political science from QC. This is the #191 most popular school for political science master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Political Science Graduates from QC Make?

The median salary of political science students who receive their bachelor's degree at QC is $33,479. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 1% higher than the national average of $33,089 for all political science bachelor's degree recipients.


Political Science Student Demographics at QC

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

QC Political Science & Government Bachelor’s Program

50% Women
58% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The political science program at QC awarded 140 bachelor's degrees in 2020-2021. About 50% of these degrees went to men with the other 50% going to women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 19% 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 Queens College with a bachelor's in political science.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 25
Black or African American 16
Hispanic or Latino 37
White 52
International Students 7
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

QC 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 Queens College.

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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