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Political Science & Government at Ithaca College

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Political Science & Government at Ithaca College

What traits are you looking for in a political science school? To help you decide if Ithaca College is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's political science program.

Ithaca is located in Ithaca, New York and has a total student population of 5,354. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 22 students received a bachelor's degree in political science from Ithaca.

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.

Ithaca Political Science & Government Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science

Ithaca Political Science & Government Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the political science progam at Ithaca 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 Ithaca 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 435
Best Political Science & Government Schools 462
Most Focused Political Science & Government Bachelor’s Degree Schools 512
Most Focused Political Science & Government Schools 549
Best Value Political Science & Government Bachelor’s Degree Schools 617

Earnings of Ithaca Political Science Graduates

The median salary of political science students who receive their bachelor's degree at Ithaca is $25,044. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $33,089 for all political science students.


Political Science Student Demographics at Ithaca

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

Ithaca Political Science & Government Bachelor’s Program

45% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 22 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in political science from Ithaca in 2021, 55% were men and 45% were women.


About 59% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in political science at Ithaca 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 Ithaca College with a bachelor's in political science.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 13
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Ithaca 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 Ithaca 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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