Public Policy Schools in Texas
In 2018-2019, 247 students earned their Public Policy degrees in TX.
A Public Policy major is the 149th most popular major in this state.
Education Levels of Public Policy Majors in Texas
Public Policy majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
|Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship)||22|
|Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice)||22|
|Doctor’s Degree (Other)||22|
In Texas, a public policy major is more popular with women than with men.
The racial distribution of public policy majors in Texas is as follows:
- Asian: 6.5%
- Black or African American: 6.9%
- Hispanic or Latino: 19.8%
- White: 50.6%
- Non-Resident Alien: 10.1%
- Other Races: 6.1%
Jobs for Public Policy Grads in Texas
54,380 people in the state and 740,490 in the nation are employed in jobs related to public policy.
Wages for Public Policy Jobs in Texas
Public Policy grads earn an average of $81,070 in the state and $99,480 nationwide.
Most Popular Public Policy Programs in TX
There are 11 colleges in Texas that offer public policy degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:
Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. In their early career, UT Austin grads earn an average salary of $46,000. The average student takes 4.37 years to complete their degree at UT Austin.
Most students complete their degree in 4.30 years. The 4.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 80%.
The average student takes 4.15 years to complete their degree at SMU. The student loan default rate of 2.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. An average student at SMU will pay a net price of $36,575.
The 0.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. This private school has an average net price of $20,879. Of all the students who attend this school, 69% get financial aid.
In their early career, UH grads earn an average salary of $43,100. The full-time teacher rate is 82%. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.
Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 5 to 1. The student loan default rate of 0.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $66,200 a year.
Of all the teachers who work at the school, 97% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. In their early career, UST grads earn an average salary of $37,900.
An average student at DBU will pay a net price of $26,203. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. The average student takes 4.30 years to complete their degree at DBU.
Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1. The student loan default rate is 5.80% which is lower than average. The average student takes 4.71 years to complete their degree at UT Arlington.
In their early career, Howard Payne grads earn an average salary of $31,100. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $22,371. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1.
93% of students get financical aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,166. The average student takes 4.69 years to complete their degree at UT Rio Grande Valley.
Public Policy Careers in TX
Some of the careers public policy majors go into include:
|Job Title||TX Job Growth||TX Median Salary|
|Medical and Health Services Managers||30%||$95,590|
|Health Specialties Professors||28%||$107,590|
|Political Science Professors||14%||$72,480|
Related Majors in Texas
Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to public policy.
|Major||Annual Graduates in TX|
|Other Public Administration||11|
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