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Political Science & Government Schools in Maine

In 2018-2019, 330 students earned their Political Science degrees in ME.

A Political Science & Government major is the 10th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Political Science & Government Majors in Maine

Political Science majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 330

Gender Distribution

In Maine, a political science major is more popular with men than with women.

Political Science & Government Majors in ME Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of political science majors in Maine is as follows:

  • Asian: 5.5%
  • Black or African American: 5.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.5%
  • White: 73.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.7%
  • Other Races: 3.9%
Political Science & Government Majors in ME Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Political Science & Government Grads in Maine

In this state, there are 1,590 people employed in jobs related to a political science degree, compared to 515,790 nationwide.

Political Science & Government Jobs Nationwide vs. ME

Wages for Political Science & Government Jobs in Maine

In this state, political science grads earn an average of $85,990. Nationwide, they make an average of $115,590.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 9 colleges in Maine that offer political science degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

#1

Bowdoin College

Brunswick
108 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
1,835 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 56% get financial aid. 9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $21,300.

#2

Bates College

Lewiston
74 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
1,820 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $26,477. The student loan default rate is 1.40% which is lower than average. The average student takes 4.05 years to complete their degree at Bates.

#3

Colby College

Waterville
55 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
2,003 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $18,553. 52% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
11,561 Total Students

In their early career, UMaine grads earn an average salary of $33,800. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,388.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
8,429 Total Students

In their early career, University of Southern Maine grads earn an average salary of $33,000. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. 34% of the teachers are full time.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
1,930 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.70%. 69% of the teachers are full time.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
7,483 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $33,729.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
1,987 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,900 a year. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#9

Thomas College

Waterville
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
1,949 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. In their early career, Thomas College grads earn an average salary of $30,600.

Political Science & Government Careers in ME

Some of the careers political science majors go into include:

Job Title ME Job Growth ME Median Salary
Managers 1% $92,110
Political Science Professors 0% $78,820
Economics Professors 0% $92,230
Economists 0% $0

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to political science.

Major Annual Graduates in ME
Economics 274
Sociology 74
Other Social Sciences 57
Anthropology 44
Criminology 23
International Relations & Security 21
Geography & Cartography 16
General Social Sciences 15

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