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Public Administration at Rutgers University - Newark

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Public Administration at Rutgers University - Newark

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

Rutgers Newark is located in Newark, New Jersey and has a total student population of 13,231.

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.

Rutgers Newark Public Administration Degrees Available

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

Online Classes Are Available at Rutgers Newark

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.

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

  • Master’s Degree

Rutgers Newark Public Administration Rankings

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In 2021, 138 students received their master’s degree in public admin from Rutgers Newark. This makes it the #17 most popular school for public admin master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 1 student who received their doctoral degrees in public admin, making the school the #38 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Public Admin Student Demographics at Rutgers Newark

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

Rutgers Newark Public Administration Master’s Program

64% Women
62% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 138 students who graduated with a master’s in public admin from Rutgers Newark in 2021, 36% were men and 64% were women.


In the public admin master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 62% of degree recipients. That is 20% better than the national average.*

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 9
Black or African American 38
Hispanic or Latino 35
White 39
International Students 13
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

Rutgers Newark also has a doctoral program available in public admin. In 2021, 1 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

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 Rutgers University - Newark.

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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