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Public Administration & Social Service at University of Denver

19 Bachelor's Degrees
509 Master's Degrees
4 Doctor's Degrees
We've pulled together some essential information you should know about the program, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, and more. Also, learn how DU ranks among other schools offering degrees in public administration and social service.

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Public Administration & Social Service Degrees Available at DU

DU Public Administration & Social Service Rankings

DU is in the top 10% of the country for public administration and social service. More specifically it was ranked #31 out of 597 schools by College Factual. It is also ranked #1 in Colorado.

Ranking Type Rank
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Best Public Administration & Social Service Master’s Degree Schools 27
29
Best Public Administration & Social Service Doctor’s Degree Schools 46
Highest Paid Doctor’s Degree Public Administration & Social Service Graduates 60
76
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $30-$48k) 84
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $0-$30k) 84
86
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income Over $110k) 89
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $75-$110k) 93
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $48-$75k) 95
Best Public Administration & Social Service Bachelor’s Degree Schools 96
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (With Aid) 99
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service 100
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $0-$30k) 171
Highest Paid Master’s Degree Public Administration & Social Service Graduates 186
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $30-$48k) 207
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $48-$75k) 275
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $75-$110k) 285
Highest Paid Bachelor’s Degree Public Administration & Social Service Graduates 300
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $0-$30k) 319
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income Over $110k) 327
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $30-$48k) 344
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (With Aid) 351
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service 386
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $48-$75k) 410
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $75-$110k) 417
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income Over $110k) 439
457
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service 460
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (With Aid) 463
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Popularity of Public Administration & Social Service at DU

During the 2020-2021 academic year, University of Denver handed out 19 bachelor's degrees in public administration and social service. Due to this, the school was ranked #22 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 27% over the previous year when 15 degrees were handed out.

In 2021, 509 students received their master’s degree in public administration and social service from DU. This makes it the #12 most popular school for public administration and social service master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 4 students received their doctoral degrees in public administration and social service in 2021, making the school the #86 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

DU Public Administration & Social Service Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the public administration and social service majors at University of Denver.

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DU Public Administration & Social Service Bachelor’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 47% of public administration and social service bachelor's degrees went to men and 53% went to women.

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The majority of the students with this major are white. About 79% of 2021 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from University of Denver with a bachelor's in public administration and social service.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 15
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 2

DU Public Administration & Social Service Master’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 9% of public administration and social service master's degrees went to men and 91% went to women.

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The majority of the students with this major are white. About 66% of 2021 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from University of Denver with a master's in public administration and social service.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 14
Black or African American 43
Hispanic or Latino 80
White 336
Non-Resident Aliens 2
Other Races 34

Public Administration & Social Service Majors

Public Administration and Social Service students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas. Individual majors may not be available for all degree levels.

Major Annual Graduates
Social Work 543
Public Policy 26
Public Administration 2

Related Major Annual Graduates
Legal Professions 306
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies 14
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 14

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