Program in Public Policy School of Public Affairs American University

Program in Public Policy School of Public Affairs American University

Washington , DC
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
55%
45%
student ratio
115
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
79%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Public Policy Certificate
      Master of Public Policy (MPP)
      Master of Public Policy/Juris Doctor (MPP/JD)
      Master of Public Policy/Master of Laws (MPP/LL M)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 56
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 8
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

79% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 256
    • Accepted 203
    • Acceptance Rate 79
    • Enrolled 38
  • 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 , 2 recommendations, and statement of purpose, resume
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students115
    • Female Percentage55%
    • Male Percentage45%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students115
    • Part-time Percentage37%
    • Full-time Percentage63%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American14%
    • White / Caucasian52%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown19%

Location & Contact

Program in Public Policy

School of Public Affairs
American University

Ward Building
Washington , DC 20016-8070
United States

Dr. Alison Jacknowitz

Department Chair, Public Administration and Policy

Phone: 202-885-2137
Fax: 202-885-2347
Email: jacknowi@american.edu

Brenda Manley

Director, Graduate Admission

Phone: 202-885-6202
Fax: 202-885-8022
Email: bmanley@american.edu


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