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2023 Best Colleges for Political Science in America

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  1. #2 Best Colleges for Political Science in America.

    Georgetown University

    4 Year,

    WASHINGTON, DC,

    1228 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Truly one of the best undergraduate experiences out there! Teaching staff, social scene, academic offers outside of the classroom (speaker, events, etc), traditions, and the surrounding area make....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 17%,

    Net Price: $30,710,

    SAT Range: 1380-1550,

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  3. #6 Best Colleges for Political Science in America.

    Vanderbilt University

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    4 Year,

    NASHVILLE, TN,

    1308 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I graduated summa cum laude from Vanderbilt University in 2021 with a Bachelor's degree in Neuroscience. I primarily chose to attend Vandy for its academic prowess, and it definitely lived up to that....

    Read 1308 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 12%,

    Net Price: $25,804,

    SAT Range: 1470-1570,

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  5. #7 Best Colleges for Political Science in America.

    University of Chicago

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    4 Year,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    1220 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says UChicago certainly lives up to the rumors of its academic rigor but it pays off because each of my classes has been full of highly engaged students excited to study and discuss the material!...I’d recommend this college only to students who genuinely enjoy dedicating over 50% of their time to their academics..

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 7%,

    Net Price: $36,584,

    SAT Range: 1500-1570,

  6. #8 Best Colleges for Political Science in America.

    Yale University

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    4 Year,

    NEW HAVEN, CT,

    1011 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Yale has been a fun and enjoyable experience overall. I would definitely choose Yale again if I had to re-do my college application. Academics: some departments are better taught than other departments. Yale can be weaker in CS and Math compared to other universities, but most alums are still very successful. Like most colleges,...Social life: Yale has an AMAZING social life compared to other universities of equal caliber. There is always something going on and you can be as social as you want. Social life is nonexistent...Sports: Not a big sports school but many students are involved in club sports.Yale dining is delicious and healthy!.

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 7%,

    Net Price: $17,511,

    SAT Range: 1460-1580,

  7. #9 Best Colleges for Political Science in America.

    Rice University

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    4 Year,

    HOUSTON, TX,

    1087 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says At first, I was a bit disappointed that I ended up at Rice University. I was aiming for the Ivy Leagues and ended up at a college that I hadn't even heard of before the university application....

    Read 1087 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 11%,

    Net Price: $19,215,

    SAT Range: 1460-1570,

  8. #10 Best Colleges for Political Science in America.

    Washington University in St. Louis

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    4 Year,

    SAINT LOUIS, MO,

    1510 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says As a parent of a sophmore in Visual Arts and Writing programs, I feel so grateful she got in. First of all she got a full ride, they removed a massive strain off of our family and did it completely....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 16%,

    Net Price: $27,233,

    SAT Range: 1480-1560,

  9. #12 Best Colleges for Political Science in America.

    University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

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    4 Year,

    ANN ARBOR, MI,

    4465 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says This school will definitely land you a career with it's prestigious backing, if you can even graduate from it. Personally, I feel like the University of Michigan does offer it's students a lot of....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 26%,

    Net Price: $17,832,

    SAT Range: 1340-1520,

  10. #13 Best Colleges for Political Science in America.

    Pomona College

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    4 Year,

    CLAREMONT, CA,

    412 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Aside from all of the aspects Pomona promotes as the reasons in favor of attending, I have to say that the relationships I forged with faculty, staff, and my fellow majors (Public Policy Analysis)....

    Read 412 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 9%,

    Net Price: $30,392,

    SAT Range: 1390-1540,

  11. #15 Best Colleges for Political Science in America.

    Columbia University

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    4 Year,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    1290 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I liked that there are endless academic opportunities available; you will never run out! Food is average and oftentimes the lines in the dining halls take an annoying amount of time. The dorms in my....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 7%,

    Net Price: $22,126,

    SAT Range: 1460-1570,

  12. #16 Best Colleges for Political Science in America.

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    4 Year,

    CAMBRIDGE, MA,

    643 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Currently reaching near the middle of my time here, and this school truly works you to the bone. The baseline of this place is that everyone is very smart. Some are decently smart and work hard...The students are very diverse. Some come in "normal", others finally get to truly express the weird and unique that they've been suppressing their whole lives. The campus is extremely welcoming and...The academics are exceedingly difficult by content and pace. The problem set difficulty are elevated beyond a typical school's, and they force you to collaborate with others. Everyone must...I was finally able to satisfy my love for learning here. Truly an amazing and unique school!.

    Read 643 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 7%,

    Net Price: $19,998,

    SAT Range: 1510-1580,

  13. #17 Best Colleges for Political Science in America.

    University of California - Los Angeles

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    4 Year,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    5352 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says If you can attend in-person classes, UCLA is a great school! The student dorms are on the expensive side, but well worth the price. There are several dining halls right next to the dorms that each....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 14%,

    Net Price: $16,474,

    SAT Range: 1300-1530,

  14. #18 Best Colleges for Political Science in America.

    Bowdoin College

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    4 Year,

    BRUNSWICK, ME,

    714 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Bowdoin was an incredible place for me. Being within both 15 minutes from the ocean, and 30 minutes from Portland, made it an exciting place to reside that offered plenty in both nature and the city.....

    Read 714 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 9%,

    Net Price: $25,622,

    SAT Range: 1360-1510,

  15. #20 Best Colleges for Political Science in America.

    Brown University

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    4 Year,

    PROVIDENCE, RI,

    1041 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I love Brown. I transferred here, and quickly met some of the most amazing, passionate, and genuine people I could imagine. The student body is so friendly and hard-working. Still, the best part of....

    Read 1041 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 8%,

    Net Price: $27,659,

    SAT Range: 1440-1560,

  16. #22 Best Colleges for Political Science in America.

    University of Southern California

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    4 Year,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    3878 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says For context- current sophomore who started at USC online, majoring in Communications but has taken classes from across disciplines-Academics: overall good but definitely some terrible professors who either have favoritism, are unclear with expectations, or bad w grading. But the majority of professors are really good-Environment: if you're intimidated by rich, judgmental people, this is not the place for you. A lot of the culture is exclusionary towards ppl who work or who don't partake in certain activities...-facilities: very very nice- great gyms, dining halls, dormsOverall: a great school with a lot of resources, so be sure to look into your major specific resources bc they offer so much! Just be warned that it's not the easiest place to go to if you don't fit....

    Read 3878 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 16%,

    Net Price: $39,759,

    SAT Range: 1340-1530,

  17. #25 Best Colleges for Political Science in America.

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    4 Year,

    CHAPEL HILL, NC,

    2519 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says UNC Chapel-Hill is definitely challenging academically, but overall an excellent institution! Despite lots of challenges with the COVID-19 year (part of my sophomore spring and entire junior year), I....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 25%,

    Net Price: $10,038,

    SAT Range: 1280-1490,

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