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Political Science & Government Schools in Ohio

1,504 students earned Political Science degrees in Ohio in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Political Science & Government is the 24th most popular major in the state out of a total 315 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Political Science & Government Majors in Ohio

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,389
Master’s Degree 48
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 27
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 16
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 16
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 14
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 14
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 14
Associate’s Degree 10

Gender Distribution

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

Political Science & Government Majors in OH Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.3%
  • Black or African American: 7.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.8%
  • White: 76.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.4%
  • Other Races: 5.1%
Political Science & Government Majors in OH Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Political Science & Government Grads in Ohio

There are 15,550 people in the state and 515,790 people in the nation working in political science jobs.

Political Science & Government Jobs Nationwide vs. OH

Wages for Political Science & Government Jobs in Ohio

In this state, political science grads earn an average of $107,320. Nationwide, they make an average of $115,590.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 57 colleges in Ohio that offer political science degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

321 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
61,170 Total Students

82% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 66%. The average student takes 4.34 years to complete their degree at Ohio State.

176 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
19,934 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 4.17 years to graduate. The student loan default rate is 7.40% which is lower than average.

138 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
28,480 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 79% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid. It takes the average student 4.34 years to graduate.

72 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
28,122 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 57%. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it.

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
37,886 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 57%. Graduates earn an average $35,800 after graduation. This public school has an average net price of $22,682.

#6

Xavier University

Cincinnati
65 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
7,127 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. The student loan default rate is 5.20% which is lower than average. An average student at Xavier will pay a net price of $31,305.

#7

Oberlin College

Oberlin
50 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
2,812 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.18 years to graduate. 93% of the teachers are full time. This private school has an average net price of $35,555.

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
17,540 Total Students

95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.60%. The full-time teacher rate is 69%.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
16,069 Total Students

49% of the teachers are full time. It takes the average student 4.61 years to graduate. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.60%.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
11,241 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $31,187. In their early career, UDayton grads earn an average salary of $44,600.

Political Science & Government Careers in OH

Some of the careers political science majors go into include:

Job Title OH Job Growth OH Median Salary
Political Scientists 25% $0
Economics Professors 8% $99,920
Managers 7% $97,600
Political Science Professors 6% $82,000
Economists 0% $108,800

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

Major Annual Graduates in OH
Economics 1,180
Sociology 730
International Relations & Security 518
Criminology 455
Geography & Cartography 380
Anthropology 279
Urban Studies 94
General Social Sciences 69

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