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Public Policy at Drexel University

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Public Policy at Drexel University

If you are interested in studying public policy, you may want to check out the program at Drexel University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Drexel is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and approximately 23,589 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Public Policy section at the bottom of this page.

Drexel Public Policy Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Public Policy

Online Classes Are Available at Drexel

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

Drexel does offer online education options in public policy for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Master’s Degree

Drexel Public Policy Rankings

There were 0 student who received their doctoral degrees in public policy, making the school the #43 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Public Policy Student Demographics at Drexel

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the public policy majors at Drexel University.

Drexel Public Policy Master’s Program

65% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 17 public policy students who graduated with a master's degree in 2020-2021 from Drexel, about 35% were men and 65% were women.


Of the students who received a public policy master's degree from Drexel, 76% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Drexel University with a master's in public policy.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 13
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Careers That Public Policy Grads May Go Into

A degree in public policy can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for PA, the home state for Drexel University.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Medical and Health Services Managers 16,410 $97,310
Health Specialties Professors 12,420 $95,160
Education Professors 2,690 $70,990
Social Scientists 550 $83,400


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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