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Political Science & Government at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

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Political Science & Government at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

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

SRU is located in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania and approximately 8,860 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 21 students received a bachelor's degree in political science from SRU.

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.

SRU Political Science & Government Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science

SRU Political Science & Government Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the political science progam at SRU 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 SRU 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 Focused Political Science & Government Schools 764

How Much Do Political Science Graduates from SRU Make?

The median salary of political science students who receive their bachelor's degree at SRU is $27,092. This is less than $33,089, which is the national average of all political science majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


Political Science Student Demographics at SRU

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

SRU Political Science & Government Bachelor’s Program

29% Women
Of the 21 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Political Science & Government from SRU in 2020-2021, 71% were men and 29% were women.


About 95% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in political science at SRU 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 Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor's in political science.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 20
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

SRU 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 PA, the home state for Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania.

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


*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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