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Graduate Program

The Political Science graduate program at UC Davis is a nationally ranked Ph.D. granting program with excellence across the subfields in Political Science. Our department prioritizes collaboration, camaraderie, and a diversity of perspectives and methodologies that help foster innovative research. On a per-person basis, our faculty has been the 6th most productive nationally and the top UC Political Science department according to this study in the journal PS: Political Science and Politics. You can learn more about our excellent faculty here: