Why Study with Us

Politics and government are all around us. Whether you’re looking to make your way in the world or to change it, whether you plan to enter public service or the private sector, understanding public affairs and government will help you succeed.

Our students learn how governments in the U.S. and abroad operate and interact. They study how individuals and groups shape the political world and how they are shaped by it. And they do all this under the guidance of professors who know them as individuals and care about their success.

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Student Experiences
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