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Political Science & Government at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus

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Political Science & Government at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus

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

UW Tacoma is located in Tacoma, Washington and approximately 5,329 students attend the school each year.

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.

UW Tacoma Political Science & Government Degrees Available

UW Tacoma Political Science & Government Rankings

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How Much Do Political Science Graduates from UW Tacoma Make?

The median salary of political science students who receive their bachelor's degree at UW Tacoma is $35,800. This is 9% higher than $32,850, which is the national average for all political science bachelor's degree recipients.


UW Tacoma 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 WA, the home state for University of Washington - Tacoma Campus.

Occupation Jobs in WA Average Salary in WA
Managers 11,280 $125,490
Political Science Professors 440 $86,630
Economists 400 $95,010
Economics Professors 260 $89,490
Political Scientists 110 $84,480


*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.

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