Points of Pride

Exceptional People

  • Students who are passionate about the theory and practice politics
  • Nationally and internationally recognized faculty who publish extensively in their fields
  • Outstanding alumni who go on to M.A. and Ph.D. programs, law school, or to work in state government, public policy, and in many other exciting areas of politics and public affairs

Outstanding Learning Opportunities

  • Comprehensive Political Science curriculum with substantial political internship learning
  • Award-winning Model Illinois Government and Model United Nations groups
  • High levels of focus and interaction between instructors and students
  • Rich opportunities for interdisciplinary, double-major, and minor study
  • Great discussions of contemporary controversies in every class
  • A range of fully online, fully on-campus, and blended (both on-campus and online) programming