New England College is a creative and supportive learning community that challenges individuals to transform themselves and their world.
New England College (NEC) is recognized as one of America's "Best Colleges" by U.S. News & World Report. New England College has military benefits that may be available to students who are associated with the U.S. military. New England College emphasizes experiential learning as an essential component in the development of an enduring academic community. Building upon a strong liberal arts foundation, we challenge our students to reach their full potential through informed discourse and the pursuit of excellence in a framework of academic freedom.
The Department of Political Science at New England College provides students with opportunities to
investigate political phenomena ranging from the behavior of the individual citizen to relations among
states in the international arena. The program seeks to develop awareness of the moral and ethical
implications of political action as well as understanding of political institutions and processes from an
empirical perspective. The study of political science emphasizes critical thinking in preparing students for
roles as engaged citizens of their community, country, and the world.