Program in Public Administration School of Public Affairs American University

Program in Public Administration School of Public Affairs American University

Washington, DC
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
63%
37%
student ratio
232
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
57%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Public Administration Certificate
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Public Administration (MPA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 106
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

57% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 407
    • Accepted 234
    • Acceptance Rate 57
    • Enrolled 69
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $55
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, statement of purpose; 2 recommendations
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, 3 recommendations
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesbachelor's degree
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • Tuition *
    • Student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$430.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students232
    • Female Percentage63%
    • Male Percentage37%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students232
    • Part-time Percentage47%
    • Full-time Percentage53%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American18%
    • White / Caucasian54%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown15%

Location & Contact

Program in Public Administration

School of Public Affairs
American University

Ward Building
Washington, DC 20016-8070
United States

Dr. Robert Durant

Chair

Phone: 202-885-2509
Email: durant@american.edu

Brenda Manley

Admissions and Financial Aid Manager

Phone: 202-885-6202
Fax: 202-885-2355
Email: bmanley@american.edu


Graduate Schools you might like...

Forgot Your Password?

To reset your password, simply enter your email address in the field below and click the Reset Password button. You will receive an email with a link and instructions to reset your password.

Check your email.

Please check your email and click on the link provided in the message to reset your password.