Dept. of Public Policy & Administration

Public Information

MPPA PROGRAM
FALL 2018 ENROLLMENT

Total Number of Students Currently Enrolled: 45
Out-of-State Students: 7%
International Students: 0%
Female Students: 73%
Male Students 27%
Part-Time Students: 84%
African-American 96%
Caucasian & other 4%

PhD PROGRAM
FALL 2018 ENROLLMENT

Total Number of Students Currently Enrolled: 85
Out-of-State Students: 8%
International Students: 2%
Female Students: 68%
Male Students 32%
Part-Time Students: 54%
African-American 66%
Caucasian & other 34%

MPPA Career Placement (within 6 months of Graduation)

Fall 2017-Summer 2018

SECTOR

NUMBER

National or central government in the same country as the program

2

State, provincial or regional government in the same country as the program

6

City, County, or other local government in the same country as the program

3

Government not in the same country as the program (all levels) or international quasi-governmental

0

Nonprofit domestic-oriented

0

Nonprofit/NGOs internationally-oriented

0

Private Sector – Research/Consulting

0

Private Sector but not research/ consulting

2

Obtaining further education

0

Military Service

0

Unemployed (not seeking employment)

0

Unemployed (seeking employment)

3

Status Unknown

1

TOTAL

14

 

 

FINANCIAL AID AVAILABILITY

Tuition Waiver Three for MPPA Students for up to two years
Graduate Assistantship Average Stipend $5,000-$10,000

 

 

 

INTERNSHIP PLACEMENTS

Fall 2017-Summer 2018 

SECTOR

FALL 2016

SPRING 2017

SUMMER 2017

TOTAL

National/Federal Government

0

0

0

0

State, provincial or regional government

2

2

0

4

City, county, or other local government

3

0

1

4

Nonprofit Organization (domestic-oriented)

2

2

1

5

Nonprofit/NGO (international oriented)

0

0

0

0

Private Sector—Research/Consulting

0

0

0

0

TOTAL 7 4 2 13

 

 

GRADUATION RATES AY5
FALL 2013-SUMMER 2014 COHORT

 

Initially Enrolled

 % Graduated in 2 years

% Graduated in 3 years

% Graduated in 4 years

Total student graduated and percisting graduation 

Number of students 

16

0%

25%

50%

 

 

COST OF DEGREE

  Out-of-State In-State
Tuition $ 42,030 $ 18,699
Fees $      749 $      749
Total Costs $ 42,779 $ 19,448

 

Tuition (for Fall 2018/Spring 2019)

1.0 – 8.0 hours                 $381.00 per hour

9.0 – 13.0 hours              $3,433.00

Over 13.0 hours             $3,433.00 + $381.00 per hour over 13 hours

*Additional costs and fees (e.g.,room and board) are available at http://www.jsums.edu/finance/fees/.

 

Number of graduates with degrees

 

Academic Year       MPPA          PhD            Total

1995-96                       10               2               12       

1996-97                       15               3              18

1997-98                        10             5               15

1998-99                       17               2              19

1999-00                        6               1                 7

2000-01                        5               2                 7

2001-02                      12              3                 15

2002-03                        6              2                 8

2003-04                        4              8                 12

2004-05                        7              1                 8

2005-06                      11              4                 15

2006-07                      14              2                 16

2007-08                      17              4                 21

2008-09                       4               1                 5

2009-10                     16               7                 23

2010-11                       7               0                 7

2011-12                       9               2                 11

2012-13                      15              4                 19

2013-14                       24             1                 25

2014-15                       16             4                 20

2015-16                       16            4                  20

2016-17                       19            6                  25

2017-18                       14            4                  18

TOTAL                      256          72                  328