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UC Merced Political Science Graduate Program Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

March 30, 2021

Political science is a discipline that combines history, current events and analysis. Graduate students are often able to specialize in a certain area of politics. U.S. News & World Report ranked the 2021 Best Political Science Graduate Schools.  These are the best political science programs. Each school's score reflects its average rating on a scale from 1 (marginal) to 5 (outstanding), based on a survey of academics at peer institutions.

For the first time in its history, UC Merced's Political Science Graduate program appears in the U.S. News & World Report ranking of Best Political Science Graduate Schools.  UC Merced debuted at #63, tied with Purdue University, University of South Carolina and CUNY Graduate School.  

Congratualtios to the faculty, support staff, and students who made this possible!  

See the methodology and entire rankings list here