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Public Administration at West Chester University of Pennsylvania

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Public Administration at West Chester University of Pennsylvania

What traits are you looking for in a public admin school? To help you decide if West Chester University of Pennsylvania is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's public admin program.

WCUPA is located in West Chester, Pennsylvania and has a total student population of 17,719.

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.

WCUPA Public Administration Degrees Available

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

Online Classes Are Available at WCUPA

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.

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

WCUPA Public Administration Rankings

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There were 22 students who received their doctoral degrees in public admin, making the school the #2 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Public Admin Student Demographics at WCUPA

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

WCUPA Public Administration Master’s Program

64% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 36% of public admin master's degrees went to men and 64% went to women.


Of the students who received a public admin master's degree from WCUPA, 61% 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 West Chester University of Pennsylvania with a master's in public admin.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 7
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 17
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

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 West Chester 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


*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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