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Political Science & Government at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona

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Political Science & Government at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona

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

In 2019, 2 political science majors received their bachelor's degree from Penn State Altoona.

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.

Penn State Altoona Political Science & Government Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science

Penn State Altoona Political Science & Government Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the political science progam at Penn State Altoona 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 Penn State Altoona 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 282
Best Political Science & Government Bachelor’s Degree Schools 285
Best Political Science & Government Schools 285
Most Focused Political Science & Government Bachelor’s Degree Schools 882
Most Focused Political Science & Government Schools 945
Most Popular Political Science & Government Bachelor’s Degree Schools 1,001
Most Popular Political Science & Government Schools 1,122

Earnings of Penn State Altoona Political Science Graduates

The median salary of political science students who receive their bachelor's degree at Penn State Altoona is $33,700. This is 3% higher than $32,850, which is the national average for all political science bachelor's degree recipients.

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Political Science Student Demographics at Penn State Altoona

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

Penn State Altoona Political Science & Government Bachelor’s Program

In the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 students earned a bachelor's degree in political science from Penn State Altoona. About 0% of these graduates were women and the other 100% were men.

Penn State Altoona Gender Breakdown of Political Science & Government Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 100% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in political science at Penn State Altoona 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 Pennsylvania State University - Altoona with a bachelor's in political science.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Political Science & Government Majors at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 2
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Penn State Altoona 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 PA, the home state for Pennsylvania State University - Altoona.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Managers 11,060 $126,290
Economics Professors 710 $131,060
Economists 610 $87,630
Political Science Professors 540 $100,620
Political Scientists 100 $102,110

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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