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Political Science & Government at Lander University

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

Lander University is located in Greenwood, South Carolina and approximately 3,226 students attend the school each year. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 13 students received a bachelor's degree in political science from Lander University.

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.

Lander University Political Science & Government Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science

Lander University Political Science & Government Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the political science progam at Lander University 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 Lander University 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 117
Best Value Political Science & Government Schools 122
Most Focused Political Science & Government Bachelor’s Degree Schools 252
Most Focused Political Science & Government Schools 270
Most Popular Political Science & Government Bachelor’s Degree Schools 586
Most Popular Political Science & Government Schools 648

Political Science Student Demographics at Lander University

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

Lander University Political Science & Government Bachelor’s Program

46% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 13 political science majors earned their bachelor's degree from Lander University. Of these graduates, 54% were men and 46% were women.

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

About 62% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in political science at Lander University are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 2% 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 Lander University with a bachelor's in political science.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Political Science & Government Majors at Lander University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 8
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Lander University 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 Lander 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

References

*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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