Dept. of Public Policy & Administration

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MPPA PROGRAM
FALL 2021 ENROLLMENT

Total Number of Students Currently Enrolled: 40
Out-of-State Students: 10%
International Students: 2%
Female Students: 53%
Male Students 47%
Part-Time Students: 83%
African-American 98%
Caucasian & other 2%

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 2019 – Spring 2021

SECTOR

NUMBER

National or central government in the same country as the program

3

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

5

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

2

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

0

Military Service

0

Unemployed (not seeking employment)

0

Unemployed (seeking employment)

0

Status Unknown

0

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 2018 – Spring 2021

Sector Fall 

2018

Spr 

2019

Sum

2019

Fall 

2019

Spr 

2020

Sum

2020

Fall 2020 Spr

2021

Sum

2021

Total
National/Federal

Government

0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 3
State, provincial or

regional government

3 2 2 3 5 1 3 6 2 27
City, county, or other

local government

0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
Government not in the same country as the program (all levels)or international quasi-governmental 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nonprofit

domestic-oriented

2 1 0 2 2 0 5 5 3 20
Nonprofit/NGO (international oriented) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Private Sector-Research/Consulting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 5 3 2 4 9 1 9 12 6 51

 

GRADUATION RATES AY5 
FALL 2016-SUMMER 2017 COHORT

 

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

15

0 1 6

15

 

COST OF DEGREE

(Based on Fall 2020-Spring 2021 Tuition Costs) 

Out-of-State In-State
Tuition $ 43,200 $ 24,810
Fees $      525 $      525
Total Costs $ 43,725 $ 25,335

 

Tuition & Fees

(Fall 2021/Spring 2022) 

Credit Hours

Resident Non-resident
1.0-8.0 $547.00 $1,047.00
9.0-13.0 $4,640.00 $4,722.00
Over 13 hours $4,640.00 + $547.00/hour

$4,722.00 + $547.00/hour

https://www.jsums.edu/finance/files/2021/07/FY-21-22-Graduate-by-Credit-Hour.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
2020-21 6 14 20
Total 274 85 359