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Public Policy at Susquehanna University

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Public Policy at Susquehanna University

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

Susquehanna is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania and has a total student population of 2,315. Of the 597 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Susquehanna University in 2019, 10 of them were public policy majors.

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.

Susquehanna Public Policy Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Policy

Susquehanna Public Policy Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks public policy programs across the country. The following shows how Susquehanna performed in these rankings.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The public policy major at Susquehanna is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Public Policy. 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
Most Popular Public Policy Bachelor’s Degree Schools 50

Public Policy Student Demographics at Susquehanna

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

Susquehanna Public Policy Bachelor’s Program

50% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The public policy program at Susquehanna awarded 10 bachelor's degrees in 2018-2019. About 50% of these degrees went to men with the other 50% going to women. The typical public policy bachelor's degree program is made up of only 42% men. So male students are more repesented at Susquehanna since its program graduates 8% more men than average.

Susquehanna Gender Breakdown of Public Policy Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 80% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in public policy at Susquehanna 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 Susquehanna University with a bachelor's in public policy.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Public Policy Majors at Susquehanna University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 8
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Susquehanna also has a doctoral program available in public policy. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

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 Susquehanna 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

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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