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Public Administration at New York University

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Public Administration at New York University

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

NYU is located in New York, New York and approximately 52,775 students attend the school each year.

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

NYU Public Administration Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Public Admin
  • Doctorate Degree in Public Admin

NYU Public Administration Rankings

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There were 2 students who received their doctoral degrees in public admin, making the school the #33 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Public Admin Student Demographics at NYU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the public admin majors at New York University.

NYU Public Administration Master’s Program

67% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 184 students who earned a master's degree in Public Administration from NYU in 2020-2021, 33% were men and 67% were women.


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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 20
Black or African American 23
Hispanic or Latino 16
White 72
International Students 44
Other Races/Ethnicities 9

Careers That Public Admin Grads May Go Into

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

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
General and Operations Managers 163,250 $156,260
Managers 16,600 $124,160
Social and Community Service Managers 13,110 $86,700
Chief Executives 10,430 $220,040
Legislators 6,220 $90,050


*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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