Chester, PA
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
42%
58%
student ratio
12
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
August 1
fall application deadline
85%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Public Administration Doctor of Psychology/Master of Public Administration (Psy D/MPA)
      Master of Public Administration (MPA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 9
    • 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 Thesis or comprehensive exam
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

85% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 21
    • Accepted 18
    • Acceptance Rate 85
    • Enrolled Not Reported
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $25
    • Application Fee - International $300
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline August 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline December 1st Not Reported Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

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 awardsMay 1
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students12
    • Female Percentage42%
    • Male Percentage58%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students12
    • Part-time Percentage100%
    • Full-time Percentage0%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino8%
    • Black / African American25%
    • White / Caucasian50%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian17%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty4
    • Full-time Percentage25%
    • Part-time Percentage75%
    • Female Percentage0%
    • Male Percentage100%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchIntergovernmental relations, nonprofit organizations, public policy, political economy, bureaucratic politics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Public Administration

College of Arts and Sciences
Widener University

One University Place
Chester, PA 19013-5792
United States

Dr. James Vike

Director

Phone: 610-499-1120
Fax: 610-499-4603
Email: james.vike@widener.edu


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