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Public Administration Schools in Minnesota

460 Public Admin students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Public Administration is the 52nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Public Administration Majors in Minnesota

Public Admin majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 248
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 175
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 175
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 175
Post-Master’s Certificate 24
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 24
Bachelor’s Degree 13

Gender Distribution

In Minnesota, a public admin major is more popular with women than with men.

Public Administration Majors in MN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of public admin majors in Minnesota is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.7%
  • Black or African American: 39.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.3%
  • White: 30.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.6%
  • Other Races: 19.3%
Public Administration Majors in MN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Administration Grads in Minnesota

In this state, there are 68,800 people employed in jobs related to a public admin degree, compared to 3,286,920 nationwide.

Public Administration Jobs Nationwide vs. MN

Wages for Public Administration Jobs in Minnesota

A typical salary for a public admin grad in the state is $102,500, compared to a typical salary of $102,850 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 11 colleges in Minnesota that offer public admin degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

#1

Walden University

Minneapolis
267 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
48,420 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This private school has an average net price of $21,276.

#2

Capella University

Minneapolis
73 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
37,859 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, Capella University grads earn an average salary of $43,000. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.80%.

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
51,327 Total Students

83% of the teachers are full time. The average student takes 4.26 years to complete their degree at UMN Twin Cities. A typical student attending UMN Twin Cities will pay a net price of $17,479.

#4

Hamline University

Saint Paul
39 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
3,404 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $39,600 after graduation. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.40%. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $20,492.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
14,325 Total Students

In their early career, Minnesota State Mankato grads earn an average salary of $37,200. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate of 4.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
13,049 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 4.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,449. The full-time teacher rate is 64%.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
7,605 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time. It takes the average student 5.39 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
7,592 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. The student loan default rate of 6.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,549.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
5,747 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 92% of students receive it. A typical student attending MSU Moorhead will pay a net price of $16,944. The 4.90% student loan default rate is lower than average.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
5,548 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 23%. The average student takes 4.20 years to complete their degree at SMU MN. In their early career, SMU MN grads earn an average salary of $38,300.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
7,058 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. The average student takes 5.35 years to complete their degree at Southwest Minnesota State University. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

Public Administration Careers in MN

Some of the careers public admin majors go into include:

Job Title MN Job Growth MN Median Salary
Social and Community Service Managers 10% $72,170
Legislators 8% $20,550
General and Operations Managers 7% $93,540
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 7% $95,830
Managers 7% $118,410
Chief Executives -6% $176,550
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents -15% $73,110

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to public admin.

Major Annual Graduates in MN
Social Work 1,823
Human Services 890
Public Policy 112
Community Organization & Advocacy 52
Other Public Administration 15

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