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Public Policy Schools in Maine

40 students earned Public Policy degrees in Maine in the 2018-2019 year.

A Public Policy major is the 88th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Public Policy Majors in Maine

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 30
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 7
Post-Master’s Certificate 3
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 3

Gender Distribution

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

Public Policy Majors in ME Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.5%
  • Black or African American: 2.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.0%
  • White: 82.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.5%
  • Other Races: 5.0%
Public Policy Majors in ME Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Policy Grads in Maine

3,060 people in the state and 740,490 in the nation are employed in jobs related to public policy.

Public Policy Jobs Nationwide vs. ME

Wages for Public Policy Jobs in Maine

Public Policy grads earn an average of $74,750 in the state and $99,480 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There is one school in the state that offers this degree.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
8,140 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,180. The average student takes 4.74 years to complete their degree at University of Southern Maine. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 34% are considered full time.

Public Policy Careers in ME

Some of the careers public policy majors go into include:

Job Title ME Job Growth ME Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 15% $0
Medical and Health Services Managers 12% $87,010
Education Professors 0% $55,140
Social Scientists 0% $72,780
Political Science Professors 0% $78,820

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

Major Annual Graduates in ME
Social Work 460
Human Services 88
Public Administration 22

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