100 Best Political Science schools in New York State

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Below is a list of best universities in New York State ranked based on their research performance in Political Science. A graph of 57.5M citations received by 1.73M academic papers made by 134 universities in New York State 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.

1. Columbia University

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
4%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$12,411

2. New York University

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
13%
Average SAT
1510
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$50,991

3. Cornell University

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
9%
Average SAT
1505
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$24,262

4. University of Rochester

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
41%
Average SAT
1445
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$40,125

5. Syracuse University

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
59%
Average SAT
1310
Average ACT
30
Net Price
$43,545

6. University at Buffalo

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
70%
Average SAT
1270
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
84%

7. Stony Brook University

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
48%
Average SAT
1390
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
82%

8. Binghamton University

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
44%
Average SAT
1390
Average ACT
32
Receiving Aid
76%

9. Fordham University

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
58%
Average SAT
1390
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$37,583

10. SUNY at Albany

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
68%
Average SAT
1185
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
92%

11. Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
12%
Enrollment
1,249
Male:Female
41:59
Founded
1963

12. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
53%
Average SAT
1440
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$40,070

13. New School

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
66%
Net Price
$43,547
Receiving Aid
99%
Average Aid
$20,330

14. CUNY Bernard M Baruch College

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
51%
Receiving Aid
91%
Average Aid
$8,717
Enrollment
19,969

15. Hofstra University

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
68%
Average SAT
1275
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$33,234

16. CUNY Hunter College

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
46%
Receiving Aid
93%
Average Aid
$8,519
Enrollment
24,099

17. Rochester Institute of Technology

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
71%
Average SAT
1360
Average ACT
31
Net Price
$35,012

18. Pace University

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
88%
Average SAT
1215
Average ACT
26
Net Price
$30,632

19. New York Law School

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
53%
Enrollment
1,130
Male:Female
38:62
Founded
1891

20. CUNY City College

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
64%
Receiving Aid
98%
Average Aid
$9,267
Enrollment
15,031

21. Yeshiva University

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
63%
Net Price
$36,807
Receiving Aid
90%
Average Aid
$29,093

22. CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
45%
Receiving Aid
95%
Average Aid
$8,365
Enrollment
15,210

23. CUNY Brooklyn College

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
51%
Receiving Aid
97%
Average Aid
$8,711
Enrollment
15,938

24. CUNY Queens College

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
61%
Receiving Aid
87%
Average Aid
$7,627
Enrollment
18,772

25. CUNY Graduate School and University Center

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
100%
Enrollment
9,017
Male:Female
33:67
Founded
1961

26. King's College

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
44%
Average SAT
1265
Average ACT
27
Net Price
$33,968

27. Colgate University

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
17%
Average SAT
1425
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$24,500

28. Barnard College

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
11%
Average SAT
1488
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$28,366

29. St John's University - New York

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
85%
Average SAT
1205
Average ACT
26
Net Price
$26,655

30. United States Military Academy

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
11%
Average SAT
1320
Average ACT
31
Enrollment
4,594

31. Rockefeller University

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
12%
Enrollment
268
Male:Female
54:46
Founded
1901

32. Adelphi University

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
77%
Average SAT
1195
Average ACT
26
Net Price
$28,261

33. Long Island University

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
93%
Average SAT
1210
Average ACT
28
Net Price
$22,620

34. Clarkson University

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
75%
Average SAT
1280
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$31,413

35. SUNY Buffalo State

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
85%
Average SAT
1045
Receiving Aid
93%
Average Aid
$9,663

36. Vassar College

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
20%
Average SAT
1480
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$27,249

37. New York Medical College

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
9%
Enrollment
1,561
Male:Female
38:62
Founded
1860

38. State University of New York at New Paltz

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
46%
Average SAT
1234
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
78%

39. SUNY College at Brockport

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
76%
Average SAT
1135
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
90%

40. Ithaca College

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
78%
Net Price
$35,327
Receiving Aid
98%
Average Aid
$29,954

41. SUNY Downstate Medical Center

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
2,117
Male:Female
33:67
Founded
1860

42. Union College

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
47%
Average SAT
1360
Average ACT
30
Net Price
$39,101

43. Brooklyn Law School

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
48%
Enrollment
1,184
Male:Female
39:61
Founded
1901

44. College of Staten Island CUNY

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
100%
Receiving Aid
92%
Average Aid
$6,933
Enrollment
11,793

45. Lehman College, CUNY

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
58%
Receiving Aid
93%
Average Aid
$9,322
Enrollment
14,392

46. Upstate Medical University

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
1,545
Male:Female
35:65
Founded
1834

47. Skidmore College

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
31%
Average SAT
1355
Average ACT
31
Net Price
$31,553

48. Wagner College

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
82%
Net Price
$28,365
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$32,222

49. SUNY Polytechnic Institute

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
77%
Average SAT
1220
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
94%

50. Albany Medical College

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
11%
Enrollment
839
Male:Female
39:61
Founded
1839

51. Hamilton College

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
14%
Average SAT
1475
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$26,803

52. Hobart William Smith Colleges

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
67%
Average SAT
1270
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$34,239

53. SUNY at Purchase College

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
75%
Average SAT
1220
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
84%

54. SUNY Cortland

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
60%
Average SAT
1165
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
86%

55. SUNY College at Geneseo

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
74%
Average SAT
1240
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
95%

56. Canisius College

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
81%
Average SAT
1150
Average ACT
28
Net Price
$18,486

57. Bard College

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
60%
Net Price
$24,318
Receiving Aid
81%
Average Aid
$50,598

58. Iona College

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
93%
Average SAT
1160
Average ACT
26
Net Price
$28,596

59. Touro College

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
77%
Net Price
$23,038
Receiving Aid
89%
Average Aid
$9,787

60. SUNY College at Plattsburgh

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
68%
Average SAT
1145
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
93%

61. SUNY at Fredonia

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
91%
Average SAT
1185
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
97%

62. SUNY College at Oswego

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
80%
Average SAT
1170
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
96%

63. Phillips School of Nursing at Mount Sinai Beth Israel

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
67%
Receiving Aid
0%
Enrollment
290
Male:Female
11:89

64. Saint John Fisher College

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
71%
Average SAT
1190
Average ACT
26
Net Price
$27,325

65. Manhattan College

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
75%
Net Price
$27,651
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$29,475

66. St Bonaventure University

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
78%
Average SAT
1170
Average ACT
24
Net Price
$25,533

67. SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
65%
Receiving Aid
92%
Average Aid
$7,331
Enrollment
2,012

68. SUNY College at Oneonta

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
70%
Receiving Aid
84%
Average Aid
$9,134
Enrollment
5,918

69. Le Moyne College

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
73%
Average SAT
1215
Average ACT
27
Net Price
$24,618

70. New York College of Health Professions

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$41,708
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$2,339

71. Niagara University

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
92%
Average SAT
1147
Average ACT
25
Net Price
$18,118

72. Marist College

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
60%
Average SAT
1278
Average ACT
28
Net Price
$37,868

73. SUNY Empire State College

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
100%
Receiving Aid
86%
Average Aid
$7,031
Enrollment
9,462

74. CUNY School of Law

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
699
Male:Female
34:66
Founded
1983

75. St Lawrence University

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
57%
Average SAT
1310
Average ACT
31
Net Price
$31,744

76. Siena College

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
83%
Net Price
$32,810
Receiving Aid
99%
Average Aid
$27,019

77. Sarah Lawrence College

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
58%
Average SAT
1365
Average ACT
31
Net Price
$34,091

78. Mercy College

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
86%
Average SAT
1050
Average ACT
25
Net Price
$15,027

79. Albany Law School

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
597
Male:Female
44:56
Founded
1851

80. Pratt Institute - Main

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
68%
Average SAT
1300
Average ACT
30
Net Price
$46,486

81. Alfred University

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
67%
Average SAT
1185
Average ACT
25
Net Price
$25,377

82. CUNY York College

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
67%
Receiving Aid
89%
Average Aid
$8,517
Enrollment
7,027

83. SUNY College at Potsdam

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
81%
Receiving Aid
97%
Average Aid
$10,014
Enrollment
2,607

84. SUNY College at Old Westbury

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
77%
Average SAT
1165
Receiving Aid
78%
Average Aid
$9,760

85. CUNY New York City College of Technology

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
82%
Receiving Aid
85%
Average Aid
$8,417
Enrollment
14,277

86. School of Visual Arts

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
71%
Average SAT
1252
Average ACT
26
Net Price
$51,634

87. College of Saint Rose

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
76%
Net Price
$23,474
Receiving Aid
99%
Average Aid
$25,845

88. New York Chiropractic College

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
100%
Enrollment
569
Male:Female
49:51

89. D'Youville College

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
92%
Average SAT
1128
Average ACT
24
Net Price
$22,541

90. SUNY College of Optometry

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
33%
Enrollment
407
Male:Female
27:73
Founded
1971

91. Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
72%
Average SAT
1280
Average ACT
30
Net Price
$26,961

92. Daemen College

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
78%
Net Price
$20,180
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$21,444

93. Hartwick College

For Political Science

Acceptance Rate
96%
Average SAT
1110
Average ACT
25
Net Price
$22,523

94. Farmingdale State College

For Political Science

#1003 in North America
Acceptance Rate
73%
Average SAT
1100
Average ACT
24
Receiving Aid
74%

95. Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology

For Political Science

#1015 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$37,811
Receiving Aid
93%
Average Aid
$8,094

96. Utica College

For Political Science

#1016 in North America
Acceptance Rate
89%
Net Price
$22,335
Receiving Aid
98%
Average Aid
$12,719

98. Manhattanville College

For Political Science

#1052 in North America
Acceptance Rate
83%
Average SAT
1125
Average ACT
27
Net Price
$21,969

99. Elmira College

For Political Science

#1057 in North America
Acceptance Rate
94%
Net Price
$26,258
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$23,604

100. Nazareth College

For Political Science

#1058 in North America
Acceptance Rate
86%
Net Price
$30,557
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$21,505

Closest to New York states to learn Political Science

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni United States Flag rank
Vermont 11 127
Connecticut 20 8
Massachusetts 70 4
New Hampshire 12 74
Pennsylvania 100 7
Rhode Island 9 73
New Jersey 27 24
Maryland 27 26
District of Columbia 10 46
Maine 13 219
West Virginia 16 118
Ohio 62 15
Virginia 42 33
Michigan 39 1
North Carolina 46 19
Indiana 33 36
Kentucky 25 61
South Carolina 26 59
Wisconsin 32 13
Illinois 74 9
Tennessee 34 45
Georgia 46 42
Iowa 31 43
Alabama 23 92
Minnesota 28 21
Missouri 37 44
Mississippi 13 182
Arkansas 16 141
Florida 53 35
Kansas 15 65
South Dakota 8 353
Louisiana 23 102
North Dakota 6 146
Nebraska 13 80
Oklahoma 19 91
Texas 79 18
Colorado 21 56
Montana 7 185
New Mexico 7 93
Puerto Rico 13 546
Utah 10 51
Idaho 7 242
Arizona 7 25
Nevada 6 126
Washington 29 6
Oregon 17 86
California 124 2
Alaska 4 331
Hawaii 6 111