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Political Science & Government at Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus

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Political Science & Government at Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus

Every political science and government school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the political science program at Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus stacks up to those at other schools.

FDU is located in Madison, New Jersey and has a total student population of 3,396. In 2021, 10 political science majors received their bachelor's degree from FDU.

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.

FDU Political Science & Government Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science

FDU Political Science & Government Rankings

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

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 FDU 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 Schools 529

Political Science Student Demographics at FDU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the political science majors at Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus.

FDU Political Science & Government Bachelor’s Program

70% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 10 political science students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from FDU, about 30% were men and 70% were women.


About 60% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in political science at FDU 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 Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus with a bachelor's in political science.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 6
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

FDU 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 NJ, the home state for Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
Managers 18,370 $138,820
Economics Professors 340 $117,220
Economists 180 $100,500


*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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