64 Best Political Science schools in California, US

Below is the list of best universities in California ranked based on their research performance in Political Science. A graph of 864K citations received by 41.5K academic papers made by 64 universities in California was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

For Political Science

#1 in California
Acceptance Rate
17%
Average SAT
1420
Average ACT
33
Receiving Aid
63%

For Political Science

#2 in California
Acceptance Rate
5%
Average SAT
1495
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$20,023

For Political Science

#3 in California
Acceptance Rate
14%
Receiving Aid
73%
Average Aid
$15,461
Enrollment
44,589

For Political Science

#4 in California
Acceptance Rate
37%
Average SAT
1375
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
60%

For Political Science

#5 in California
Acceptance Rate
16%
Average SAT
1435
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$39,759

For Political Science

#6 in California
Acceptance Rate
46%
Average SAT
1280
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
74%

For Political Science

#7 in California
Acceptance Rate
30%
Average SAT
1330
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
74%

For Political Science

#8 in California
Acceptance Rate
37%
Average SAT
1345
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
60%

For Political Science

#9 in California
Acceptance Rate
50%
Average SAT
1300
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$48,758

For Political Science

#10 in California
Acceptance Rate
42%
Average SAT
1305
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$46,550

For Political Science

#11 in California
Acceptance Rate
37%
Average SAT
1195
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
61%

For Political Science

#12 in California
Acceptance Rate
66%
Average SAT
1180
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
91%

For Political Science

#13 in California
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
3,201
Male:Female
36:64
Founded
1864

For Political Science

#14 in California
Acceptance Rate
65%
Average SAT
1260
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
67%

For Political Science

#15 in California
Enrollment
2,866
Male:Female
79:21
Founded
1909

For Political Science

#16 in California
Acceptance Rate
70%
Average SAT
1235
Average ACT
27
Net Price
$42,801

For Political Science

#17 in California
Acceptance Rate
51%
Average SAT
1360
Average ACT
30
Net Price
$48,284

For Political Science

#18 in California
Acceptance Rate
84%
Average SAT
1030
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
78%

For Political Science

#19 in California
Acceptance Rate
59%
Net Price
$37,547
Receiving Aid
82%
Average Aid
$33,074

For Political Science

#20 in California
Acceptance Rate
67%
Average SAT
1125
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
72%

For Political Science

#21 in California
Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1555
Average ACT
36
Net Price
$26,591

For Political Science

#22 in California
Enrollment
1,949
Male:Female
41:59
Founded
1925

For Political Science

#23 in California
Acceptance Rate
42%
Average SAT
1130
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
80%

For Political Science

#24 in California
Acceptance Rate
58%
Average SAT
1260
Average ACT
28
Net Price
$44,327

For Political Science

#25 in California
Acceptance Rate
66%
Average SAT
1005
Average ACT
19
Receiving Aid
87%

For Political Science

#26 in California
Acceptance Rate
71%
Average SAT
1210
Average ACT
26
Net Price
$32,780

For Political Science

#27 in California
Acceptance Rate
68%
Average SAT
1090
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
80%

For Political Science

#28 in California
Acceptance Rate
83%
Average SAT
1030
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
85%

For Political Science

#29 in California
Enrollment
2,472
Male:Female
52:48
Founded
1901

For Political Science

#30 in California
Acceptance Rate
9%
Net Price
$30,392
Receiving Aid
72%
Average Aid
$44,680

For Political Science

#31 in California
Acceptance Rate
85%
Average SAT
1050
Average ACT
22
Receiving Aid
93%

For Political Science

#32 in California
Acceptance Rate
38%
Average SAT
1315
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
64%

For Political Science

#33 in California
Acceptance Rate
38%
Net Price
$25,481
Receiving Aid
33%
Average Aid
$9,411

For Political Science

#34 in California
Acceptance Rate
41%
Average SAT
1365
Average ACT
31
Net Price
$41,102

For Political Science

#35 in California
Acceptance Rate
78%
Average SAT
995
Average ACT
18
Receiving Aid
89%

For Political Science

#36 in California
Acceptance Rate
13%
Average SAT
1415
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$22,004

For Political Science

#37 in California
Acceptance Rate
90%
Average SAT
995
Average ACT
19
Receiving Aid
88%

For Political Science

#38 in California
Acceptance Rate
85%
Average SAT
1080
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
79%

For Political Science

#39 in California
Acceptance Rate
76%
Average SAT
965
Average ACT
18
Receiving Aid
95%

For Political Science

#40 in California
Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
796
Male:Female
44:56
Founded
1924

For Political Science

#41 in California
Enrollment
247
Male:Female
41:59
Founded
1969

For Political Science

#42 in California
Acceptance Rate
90%
Average SAT
1070
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
74%

For Political Science

#43 in California
Acceptance Rate
91%
Average SAT
1166
Average ACT
25
Net Price
$27,954

For Political Science

#44 in California
Acceptance Rate
77%
Average SAT
1162
Average ACT
25
Net Price
$40,401

For Political Science

#45 in California
Acceptance Rate
65%
Average SAT
1130
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
78%

For Political Science

#46 in California
Acceptance Rate
69%
Average SAT
1140
Average ACT
22
Net Price
$30,240

For Political Science

#47 in California
Acceptance Rate
47%
Enrollment
886
Male:Female
40:60
Founded
1911

For Political Science

#48 in California
Acceptance Rate
81%
Receiving Aid
93%
Average Aid
$10,286
Enrollment
18,687

For Political Science

#49 in California
Acceptance Rate
86%
Average SAT
1060
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
81%

For Political Science

#50 in California
Acceptance Rate
79%
Average SAT
1040
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
83%

For Political Science

#51 in California
Acceptance Rate
72%
Net Price
$28,647
Receiving Aid
96%
Average Aid
$32,820

For Political Science

#52 in California
Acceptance Rate
73%
Receiving Aid
85%
Average Aid
$9,390
Enrollment
16,253

For Political Science

#53 in California
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
924
Male:Female
27:73

For Political Science

#54 in California
Acceptance Rate
89%
Average SAT
1050
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
73%

For Political Science

#55 in California
Acceptance Rate
94%
Net Price
$31,367
Receiving Aid
95%
Average Aid
$25,444

For Political Science

#56 in California
Acceptance Rate
76%
Average SAT
1055
Average ACT
20
Net Price
$30,061

For Political Science

#57 in California
Acceptance Rate
17%
Net Price
$30,095
Receiving Aid
40%
Average Aid
$45,590

For Political Science

#58 in California
Acceptance Rate
79%
Receiving Aid
81%
Average Aid
$9,559
Enrollment
7,446

For Political Science

#59 in California
Acceptance Rate
52%
Average SAT
1295
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$16,411

For Political Science

#60 in California
Acceptance Rate
78%
Receiving Aid
91%
Average Aid
$10,620
Enrollment
11,745

For Political Science

#61 in California
Acceptance Rate
89%
Receiving Aid
92%
Average Aid
$10,056
Enrollment
11,163

For Political Science

#62 in California
Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$10,834
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$14,203

For Political Science

#63 in California
Acceptance Rate
64%
Average SAT
1180
Average ACT
26
Net Price
$34,713

For Political Science

#64 in California
Acceptance Rate
86%
Average SAT
1160
Average ACT
24
Net Price
$36,899

Closest to California states to learn Political Science

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni United States Flag rank
Oregon 10 80
Utah 5 58
Arizona 4 24
Idaho 3 232
Washington 12 14
Colorado 11 36
Nebraska 5 76
Kansas 7 70
Texas 41 18
Oklahoma 5 88
Minnesota 19 23
Iowa 6 56
Missouri 12 33
Arkansas 5 151
Louisiana 10 72
Wisconsin 14 11
Illinois 27 7
Mississippi 6 144
Indiana 10 8
Michigan 15 3
Tennessee 13 55
Alabama 9 86
Kentucky 7 57
Ohio 27 12
Georgia 19 45
West Virginia 3 136
South Carolina 8 64
North Carolina 19 19
Virginia 18 37
Pennsylvania 43 9
Florida 24 50
District of Columbia 7 20
Maryland 16 22
New York 65 4
New Jersey 16 17
Vermont 4 122
Connecticut 13 5
Massachusetts 31 1
New Hampshire 3 85
Rhode Island 7 71
Maine 6 200