Penn State Penn State: College of the Liberal Arts



A 2019 study based on citations to faculty publications on Google Scholar ranked our faculty #5 in research impact, #12 in top publications, and #17 in citations per capita.

U.S. News and World Report

The Political Science department ranked in the top third in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 ranking of America’s Best Graduate Schools.

 We are also ranked in the top 20 by U.S. News and World Report for International Relations, Comparative Politics, and Methodology.