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Political Science & Government at SUNY Oneonta

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Political Science & Government at SUNY Oneonta

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

SUNY Oneonta is located in Oneonta, New York and has a total student population of 6,718. In 2021, 28 political science majors received their bachelor's degree from SUNY Oneonta.

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.

SUNY Oneonta Political Science & Government Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science

SUNY Oneonta Political Science & Government Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the political science progam at SUNY Oneonta 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 SUNY Oneonta 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 Political Science & Government Bachelor’s Degree Schools 347
Best Political Science & Government Schools 356
Most Popular Political Science & Government Bachelor’s Degree Schools 363
Most Focused Political Science & Government Bachelor’s Degree Schools 423

Earnings of SUNY Oneonta Political Science Graduates

The median salary of political science students who receive their bachelor's degree at SUNY Oneonta is $36,486. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 10% higher than the national average of $33,089 for all political science bachelor's degree recipients.


Political Science Student Demographics at SUNY Oneonta

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

SUNY Oneonta Political Science & Government Bachelor’s Program

54% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 28 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in political science from SUNY Oneonta in 2021, 46% were men and 54% were women.


About 68% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in political science at SUNY Oneonta 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 SUNY Oneonta with a bachelor's in political science.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 19
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

SUNY Oneonta 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 SUNY Oneonta.

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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