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Program in Public Administration School of Humanities and Social Sciences College of Charleston

  • Charleston, SC
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 60%40%
    student ratio
  • 63
    total students
  • $5,455 | $13,917
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • July 1
    fall application deadline
  • 66%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Public Administration Master of Public Administration (MPA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 23
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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 Optional and internship, capstone seminar
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

66% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 53
    • Accepted 35
    • Acceptance Rate 66
    • Enrolled 22
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $45
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 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 General Test, previous course work in statistics, and 3 letters of recommendation, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$5,455
    • Out-of-state tuition *$13,917
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students63
    • Female Percentage60%
    • Male Percentage40%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students63
    • Part-time Percentage37%
    • Full-time Percentage63%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian93%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty15
    • Full-time Percentage87%
    • Part-time Percentage13%
    • Female Percentage47%
    • Male Percentage53%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchLocal government, environmental policy, budgeting, ethics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Public Administration

School of Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Charleston

66 George Street
Charleston, SC 29424-0001
United States

Dr. Joann Ewalt

Director

Phone: 843-953-5724
Fax: 843-953-8140
Email: ewaltj@cofc.edu

Mrs. Susan Hallatt

Director of Graduate Admissions

Phone: 843-953-5614
Fax: 843-953-1434
Email: hallatts@cofc.edu



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