Dept. of Public Policy & Administration

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MPPA PROGRAM
FALL 2020 ENROLLMENT

Total Number of Students Currently Enrolled: 39
Out-of-State Students: 10%
International Students: 0%
Female Students: 62.2%
Male Students 37.8%
Part-Time Students: 75.7%
African-American 100%
Caucasian & other 0%

PhD PROGRAM
FALL 2020 ENROLLMENT

Total Number of Students Currently Enrolled: 84
Out-of-State Students: 7.1%
International Students: 7.1%
Female Students: 70.2%
Male Students 29.8%
Part-Time Students: 70.2%
African-American 92.9%
Caucasian & other 7.1%

MPPA Career Placement (within 6 months of Graduation)

Fall 2018 – Spring 2020

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

4

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

4

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

0

Nonprofit domestic-oriented

1

Nonprofit/NGOs internationally-oriented

0

Private Sector – Research/Consulting

0

Private Sector but not research/ consulting

3

Obtaining further education

3

Military Service

0

Unemployed (not seeking employment)

0

Unemployed (seeking employment)

1

Status Unknown

0

TOTAL

18

 

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 2018 – Spring 2020

Sector Fall 

2018

Spring 

2019

Summer 

2019

Fall 

2019

Spring 

2020

Total
National/Federal Government  

 

State, provincial or regional government

4

2 2 3 3

14

City, county, or other local government

1

1 2

4

Nonprofit/NGO (international oriented)

1

2

3

Private Sector-Research/Consulting
Total

5

3 2 4 7

21

 

GRADUATION RATES AY5 
FALL 2015-SUMMER 2016 COHORT

 

Initially enrolled % Graduated in 2 Years % Graduated in 3 Years % Graduated in 4 Years Total Student graduated and persisting graduation
Number of students

18

11.1%

(2)

38.8%

(7)

50%

(9)

18

 

COST OF DEGREE

(Based on Fall 2020-2021 Tuition Costs) 

Out-of-State In-State
Tuition $ 47,135 $ 24,865
Fees $      525 $      525
Total Costs $ 47,660 $ 25,140

 

Tuition & Fees

(Fall 2020/Spring 2021) 

Credit Hours

Resident Non-resident
1.0-8.0 $547.00 $1,047.00
9.0-13.0 $4,222.50 $4,722.50
Over 13 hours $4,222.50 + $547.00/hour

$4,722.50 + $547.00/hour

 

https://www.jsums.edu/finance/files/2020/08/FY-20-21-Tutiton-Fees-Graduate.pdf

 

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
2018-19 10 5 15
2019-20 8 8 16
Total 274 85

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