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Public Policy Schools in Wisconsin

37 students earned Public Policy degrees in Wisconsin in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Public Policy is the 192nd most popular major in the state out of a total 292 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Public Policy Majors in Wisconsin

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 37

Gender Distribution

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

Public Policy Majors in WI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.7%
  • White: 91.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.7%
  • Other Races: 2.7%
Public Policy Majors in WI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Policy Grads in Wisconsin

There are 14,330 people in the state and 740,490 people in the nation working in public policy jobs.

Public Policy Jobs Nationwide vs. WI

Wages for Public Policy Jobs in Wisconsin

Public Policy grads earn an average of $77,990 in the state and $99,480 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
43,463 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $45,000 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.37 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 82% are considered full time.

Public Policy Careers in WI

Some of the careers public policy majors go into include:

Job Title WI Job Growth WI Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 21% $68,760
Medical and Health Services Managers 15% $98,600
Social Scientists 8% $69,380
Political Science Professors 7% $74,280
Education Professors 5% $73,510
Legislators 0% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in WI
Social Work 1,072
Human Services 214
Public Administration 98
Community Organization & Advocacy 6
Other Public Administration 4

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