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Doctor’s Degrees in Educational Administration

6,651 Yearly Graduations
$73,650 Median Salary
$56,530 Median Debt
There are 397 schools in the United States where you can get your doctor's degree in education admin. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 35% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups. Also, 2.6% of education admin graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Education Admin Majors

In 2018-2019, 6,651 doctor's degrees were awarded to education admin majors. This makes it the 7th most popular doctor's degree program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in education admin at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 27,762
Graduate Certificate 9,171
Doctor’s Degree 6,651
Bachelor’s Degree 573
Basic Certificate 173
Undergraduate Certificate 29
Associate’s Degree 22

Earnings of Education Admin Majors With Doctor’s Degrees

The median salary for graduates holding a doctor's degree in education admin is $73,650. This number may vary for a lot of reasons. For instance, you may decide to move to a location where people with your degree are rare and make more money.

A better approximation of salary is to look at the typical range of salaries. In this case the low is $69,225 and the high is $84,100.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a doctor's degree in education admin is $56,530. The length of time it takes you to graduate and what college you attend can affect this number quite a bit.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $73,595 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $41,622.

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The median monthly payment of a education admin graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $659.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their doctor's degree in education admin. About 64.5% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 2,364
Women 4,287
Gender Diversity of Doctor's Degrees in Education Admin

The racial-ethnic distribution of education admin doctor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 171
Black or African American 1,424
Hispanic or Latino 590
White 3,675
International Students 175
Other Races/Ethnicities 616
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Education Admin Doctor's Degree Students

There are 397 colleges that offer a doctor’s degree in education admin. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, California
314 Yearly Graduations
62% Women
54% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Southern California tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for education admin majors who are seeking their doctor's degree. Each year, around 48,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $57,256 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $46,272 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 314 doctor's degrees were handed out to education admin majors at USC. Of these students, 62% were women and 54% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#2

Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, Arizona
189 Yearly Graduations
66% Women
47% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for education admin majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Grand Canyon University. Roughly 96,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $16,419 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,175 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 189 people received their doctor's degree in education admin from Grand Canyon University. Around 47% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 66% were women.

#3

Trevecca Nazarene University

Nashville, Tennessee
131 Yearly Graduations
74% Women
59% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Trevecca Nazarene University is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in education admin. Each year, around 4,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $25,198 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,917 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 131 doctor's degrees were handed out to education admin majors at TNU. About 74% of this group were women, and 59% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

Liberty University

Lynchburg, Virginia
120 Yearly Graduations
55% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 4th most popular school in the country for education admin majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Liberty University. Roughly 85,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,417 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,980 per year.

The education admin program at Liberty University awarded 120 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 55% of this group were women, and 19% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

University of New England

Biddeford, Maine
85 Yearly Graduations
66% Women
34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of New England comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in education admin. Roughly 7,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $37,390 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $23,498 per year.

The education admin program at University of New England awarded 85 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 34% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 66% were women.

#6

Creighton University

Omaha, Nebraska
82 Yearly Graduations
43% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Creighton University is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in education admin. Roughly 8,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $39,630 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,128 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 82 doctor's degrees were handed out to education admin majors at Creighton. Of these students, 43% were women and 24% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#7

University of the Cumberlands

Williamsburg, Kentucky
79 Yearly Graduations
59% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of the Cumberlands is the 7th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in education admin. Roughly 16,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,875 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,670 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 79 people received their doctor's degree in education admin from Cumberlands. Around 9% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 59% were women.

#8

Maryville University of Saint Louis

Saint Louis, Missouri
76 Yearly Graduations
70% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 8th most popular school in the country for education admin majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Maryville University of Saint Louis. Each year, around 10,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $26,070 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,346 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 76 people received their doctor's degree in education admin from Maryville U. About 70% of this group were women, and 45% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#9

Wilmington University

New Castle, Delaware
72 Yearly Graduations
54% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Wilmington University is the 9th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in education admin. Roughly 14,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,430 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,784 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 72 doctor's degrees were handed out to education admin majors at Wilmington University. Of these students, 54% were women and 33% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#10

Brandman University

Irvine, California
69 Yearly Graduations
72% Women
49% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Brandman University is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in education admin. Roughly 10,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,000 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,880 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 69 people received their doctor's degree in education admin from Brandman. Around 49% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 72% were women.

#11

Drexel University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
64 Yearly Graduations
66% Women
34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for education admin majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Drexel University. Roughly 24,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $52,146 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $35,181 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 64 doctor's degrees were handed out to education admin majors at Drexel. Around 34% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 66% were women.

62 Yearly Graduations
79% Women
35% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 12th most popular school in the country for education admin majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus. Roughly 24,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,920 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,786 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 62 people received their doctor's degree in education admin from CU Anschutz. Around 35% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 79% were women.

#13

Lamar University

Beaumont, Texas
61 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 13th most popular school in the country for education admin majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Lamar University. Roughly 15,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,032 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,324 per year.

The education admin program at Lamar University awarded 61 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 67% of this group were women, and 34% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#13

Pepperdine University

Malibu, California
61 Yearly Graduations
62% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 13th most popular school in the country for education admin majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Pepperdine University. Roughly 8,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $55,640 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $34,900 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 61 people received their doctor's degree in education admin from Pepperdine. Around 38% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 62% were women.

#13

Seton Hall University

South Orange, New Jersey
61 Yearly Graduations
51% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Seton Hall University comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in education admin. Roughly 10,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $41,460 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $23,580 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 61 doctor's degrees were handed out to education admin majors at Seton Hall. About 51% of this group were women, and 26% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

60 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Phoenix - Arizona comes in at #16 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in education admin. Roughly 94,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,552 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,752 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 60 people received their doctor's degree in education admin from UOPX - Arizona. Around 53% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 80% were women.

#17

Immaculata University

Immaculata, Pennsylvania
58 Yearly Graduations
60% Women
16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Immaculata University is the 17th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in education admin. Each year, around 2,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $26,500 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,780 per year.

The education admin program at Immaculata University awarded 58 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 60% were women and 16% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#18

The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
56 Yearly Graduations
70% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The University of Alabama comes in at #18 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in education admin. Roughly 38,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,780 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,780 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 56 people received their doctor's degree in education admin from UA. About 70% of this group were women, and 21% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#18

Capella University

Minneapolis, Minnesota
56 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Capella University is the 18th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in education admin. Each year, around 37,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,148 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,767 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 56 people received their doctor's degree in education admin from Capella University. About 80% of this group were women, and 57% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#20

American College of Education

Indianapolis, Indiana
55 Yearly Graduations
55% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

American College of Education comes in at #20 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in education admin. Roughly 6,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,755 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,894 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 55 people received their doctor's degree in education admin from American College of Education. About 55% of this group were women, and 24% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to education admin that offer doctor’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
General Education 2,518
Curriculum & Instruction 1,415
Teacher Education Subject Specific 570
Other Education 500
Student Counseling 383

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student 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 percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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