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Public Policy Schools in Arizona

203 Public Policy students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Public Policy is the 121st most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Public Policy Majors in Arizona

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 173
Master’s Degree 25
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2
Post-Master’s Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

In Arizona, a public policy major is more popular with women than with men.

Public Policy Majors in AZ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of public policy majors in Arizona is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.5%
  • Black or African American: 5.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 23.6%
  • White: 59.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.4%
  • Other Races: 4.9%
Public Policy Majors in AZ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Policy Grads in Arizona

14,090 people in the state and 740,490 in the nation are employed in jobs related to public policy.

Public Policy Jobs Nationwide vs. AZ

Wages for Public Policy Jobs in Arizona

In this state, public policy grads earn an average of $81,700. Nationwide, they make an average of $99,480.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Arizona that offer public policy degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

117 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
11,584 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 97% of students get financical aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $11,741.

78 Degrees in Major Awarded
38,540 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 82% of students receive it. The student loan default rate of 6.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
44,097 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 76%. Most students complete their degree in 4.36 years. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,900 a year.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
51,585 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 6.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $11,644. Most students complete their degree in 4.33 years.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
31,066 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 66%. The 6.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

Public Policy Careers in AZ

Some of the careers public policy majors go into include:

Job Title AZ Job Growth AZ Median Salary
Medical and Health Services Managers 40% $97,520
Health Specialties Professors 29% $108,550
Education Professors 13% $72,380
Political Scientists 9% $0
Political Science Professors 8% $71,860
Legislators 6% $40,140
Social Scientists 4% $83,740

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

Major Annual Graduates in AZ
Human Services 1,491
Social Work 1,161
Public Administration 715
Community Organization & Advocacy 427
Other Public Administration 4

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