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Public Policy Schools in Connecticut

In 2018-2019, 103 students earned their Public Policy degrees in CT.

As a degree choice, Public Policy is the 103rd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Public Policy Majors in Connecticut

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 64
Master’s Degree 28
Post-Master’s Certificate 11
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 11

Gender Distribution

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

Public Policy Majors in CT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.8%
  • Black or African American: 9.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.9%
  • White: 62.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 8.7%
  • Other Races: 9.7%
Public Policy Majors in CT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Policy Grads in Connecticut

There are 7,110 people in the state and 740,490 people in the nation working in public policy jobs.

Public Policy Jobs Nationwide vs. CT

Wages for Public Policy Jobs in Connecticut

Public Policy grads earn an average of $79,650 in the state and $99,480 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Connecticut that offer public policy degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
27,412 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $21,588. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 74% of students receive it.


Trinity College

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
2,235 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $32,122. Most students complete their degree in 4.07 years. Graduates earn an average $49,200 after graduation.


University of Saint Joseph

West Hartford
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
2,465 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 97% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.06 years to complete their degree at USJ. An average student at USJ will pay a net price of $25,508.

Public Policy Careers in CT

Some of the careers public policy majors go into include:

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 19% $107,700
Medical and Health Services Managers 15% $109,600
Political Science Professors 6% $77,570
Social Scientists 6% $78,670
Education Professors 4% $75,890
Legislators 3% $38,280

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

Major Annual Graduates in CT
Social Work 684
Human Services 284
Public Administration 88
Community Organization & Advocacy 28

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