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Public Policy Schools in Utah

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

In terms of popularity, Public Policy is the 194th most popular major in the state out of a total 263 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Public Policy Majors in Utah

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 12

Gender Distribution

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

Public Policy Majors in UT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 100.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Public Policy Majors in UT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Policy Grads in Utah

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

Public Policy Jobs Nationwide vs. UT

Wages for Public Policy Jobs in Utah

In this state, public policy grads earn an average of $83,350. Nationwide, they make an average of $99,480.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Utah that offer public policy degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:


University of Utah

Salt Lake City
12 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
33,023 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $14,364. The average student takes 4.74 years to complete their degree at U of U. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 85% of students receive it.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
34,499 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $13,181. The full-time teacher rate is 71%. In their early career, BYU grads earn an average salary of $41,100.

Public Policy Careers in UT

Some of the careers public policy majors go into include:

Job Title UT Job Growth UT Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 64% $114,560
Social Scientists 54% $64,100
Education Professors 40% $70,790
Medical and Health Services Managers 39% $89,900
Political Science Professors 35% $72,870
Legislators 21% $18,530

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

Major Annual Graduates in UT
Social Work 576
Public Administration 219
Community Organization & Advocacy 20
Human Services 1

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