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Public Administration at Rider University

If you plan to study public administration, take a look at what Rider University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Rider is located in Lawrenceville, New Jersey and has a total student population of 4,636.

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.

Rider Public Administration Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Public Admin

Online Classes Are Available at Rider

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

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

  • Master’s Degree

Rider Public Administration Rankings

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Public Admin Student Demographics at Rider

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

Rider Public Administration Master’s Program

90% Women
48% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 21 students graduated with a master's degree in public admin from Rider. About 10% were men and 90% were women.


Of the students who received a public admin master's degree from Rider, 52% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level. In the public admin master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 48% of degree recipients. That is 6% better than the national average.*

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 11
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

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 NJ, the home state for Rider University.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
General and Operations Managers 43,070 $167,600
Managers 18,370 $138,820
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 5,530 $124,130
Social and Community Service Managers 3,370 $88,570


*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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