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Public Administration at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

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Public Administration at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Every public administration school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the public admin program at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania stacks up to those at other schools.

Ship is located in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania and approximately 6,084 students attend the school each year. In 2019, 11 public admin majors received their bachelor's degree from Ship.

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.

Ship Public Administration Degrees Available

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

Ship Public Administration Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the public admin progam at Ship compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The public admin major at Ship is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Public Administration. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Public Administration Schools 35
Most Focused Public Administration Bachelor’s Degree Schools 40
Best Value Public Administration Schools 42
Most Popular Public Administration Bachelor’s Degree Schools 62

In 2019, 14 students received their master’s degree in public admin from Ship. This makes it the #208 most popular school for public admin master’s degree candidates in the country.

Public Admin Student Demographics at Ship

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

Ship Public Administration Bachelor’s Program

18% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 11 public admin majors earned their bachelor's degree from Ship. Of these graduates, 82% were men and 18% were women. The typical public admin bachelor's degree program is made up of only 42% men. So male students are more repesented at Ship since its program graduates 40% more men than average.

Ship Gender Breakdown of Public Administration Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 91% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in public admin at Ship are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Public Administration Majors at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 10
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Ship Public Administration Master’s Program

57% Women
7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 14 students who graduated with a master’s in public admin from Ship in 2019, 43% were men and 57% were women.

Ship Gender Breakdown of Public Administration Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a public admin master's degree from Ship, 79% 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 Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania with a master's in public admin.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Public Administration Majors at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 11
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Ship also has a doctoral program available in public admin. In 2019, 0 student 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 PA, the home state for Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
General and Operations Managers 80,160 $133,480
Managers 11,060 $126,290
Social and Community Service Managers 8,300 $65,620
Chief Executives 6,540 $231,120
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 3,600 $112,170

References

*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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