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Public Administration & Social Service at University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

82 Bachelor's Degrees
552 Master's Degrees
5 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. We've also included details on how U-M ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in public administration and social service.

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Public Administration & Social Service Degrees Available at U-M

U-M Public Administration & Social Service Rankings

In College Factual's most recent rankings for the best schools for public administration and social service majors, U-M came in at #18. This puts it in the top 5% of the country in this field of study. It is also ranked #1 in Michigan.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $75-$110k) 4
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $0-$30k) 5
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $48-$75k) 6
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $0-$30k) 7
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $30-$48k) 7
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (With Aid) 7
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income Over $110k) 7
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $30-$48k) 8
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $48-$75k) 8
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $0-$30k) 9
Best Public Administration & Social Service Bachelor’s Degree Schools 9
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $75-$110k) 10
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $48-$75k) 10
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Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $30-$48k) 11
Best Public Administration & Social Service Doctor’s Degree Schools 11
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $75-$110k) 13
Best Public Administration & Social Service Master’s Degree Schools 18
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income Over $110k) 22
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (With Aid) 23
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (With Aid) 25
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income Over $110k) 32
Highest Paid Doctor’s Degree Public Administration & Social Service Graduates 47
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Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service 94
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Highest Paid Master’s Degree Public Administration & Social Service Graduates 196
Highest Paid Bachelor’s Degree Public Administration & Social Service Graduates 260
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service 375
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service 449
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Popularity of Public Administration & Social Service at U-M

During the 2020-2021 academic year, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor handed out 82 bachelor's degrees in public administration and social service. Due to this, the school was ranked #17 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 6% over the previous year when 77 degrees were handed out.

In 2021, 552 students received their master’s degree in public administration and social service from U-M. This makes it the #10 most popular school for public administration and social service master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 5 students received their doctoral degrees in public administration and social service in 2021, making the school the #70 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

U-M 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 Michigan - Ann Arbor.

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U-M Public Administration & Social Service Bachelor’s Program

Of the 82 public administration and social service students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from U-M, about 40% were men and 60% were women.

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The majority of the students with this major are white. About 73% of 2021 graduates were in this category.

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

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 7
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 6
White 60
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 8

U-M Public Administration & Social Service Master’s Program

During the 2020-2021 academic year, 552 public administration and social service majors earned their master's degree from U-M. Of these graduates, 21% were men and 79% were women.

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The majority of master's degree recipients in this major at U-M are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 59% of students fell into this category.

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

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 35
Black or African American 67
Hispanic or Latino 61
White 324
Non-Resident Aliens 25
Other Races 40

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 403
Public Policy 225
Community Organization & Advocacy 45
Public Administration 1

Related Major Annual Graduates
Legal Professions 381
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies 326

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