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Public Administration & Social Service at Wayne State University

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 Wayne State ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in public administration and social service.

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Wayne State Public Administration & Social Service Rankings

The bachelor's program at Wayne State was ranked #153 on College Factual's Best Schools for public administration and social service list. It is also ranked #3 in Michigan.

Ranking Type Rank
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Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income Over $110k) 38
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Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income Over $110k) 43
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $75-$110k) 52
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $48-$75k) 52
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $30-$48k) 55
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (With Aid) 58
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $75-$110k) 65
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $0-$30k) 68
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $48-$75k) 70
Highest Paid Doctor’s Degree Public Administration & Social Service Graduates 79
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (With Aid) 79
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service 89
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Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $30-$48k) 90
Best Public Administration & Social Service Doctor’s Degree Schools 95
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income Over $110k) 95
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $48-$75k) 97
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $0-$30k) 105
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Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $75-$110k) 112
Best Public Administration & Social Service Master’s Degree Schools 113
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $30-$48k) 118
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Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (With Aid) 138
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service (Income $0-$30k) 149
Best Public Administration & Social Service Bachelor’s Degree Schools 152
Highest Paid Master’s Degree Public Administration & Social Service Graduates 247
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service 299
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service 348
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Highest Paid Bachelor’s Degree Public Administration & Social Service Graduates 411

Popularity of Public Administration & Social Service at Wayne State

During the 2020-2021 academic year, Wayne State University handed out 145 bachelor's degrees in public administration and social service. Due to this, the school was ranked #23 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 1% over the previous year when 146 degrees were handed out.

In 2021, 343 students received their master’s degree in public administration and social service from Wayne State. This makes it the #21 most popular school for public administration and social service master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 2 students received their doctoral degrees in public administration and social service in 2021, making the school the #109 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Public Administration & Social Service Student Diversity at Wayne State

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

Wayne State Public Administration & Social Service Bachelor’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 17% of public administration and social service bachelor's degrees went to men and 83% went to women.

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The majority of the students with this major are white. About 59% of 2021 graduates were in this category.

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

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 5
Black or African American 38
Hispanic or Latino 8
White 85
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 9

Wayne State Public Administration & Social Service Master’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 11% of public administration and social service master's degrees went to men and 89% went to women.

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The majority of master's degree recipients in this major at Wayne State 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 Wayne State University with a master's in public administration and social service.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 9
Black or African American 93
Hispanic or Latino 18
White 201
Non-Resident Aliens 7
Other Races 15

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 454
Public Administration 40

Related Major Annual Graduates
Legal Professions 126
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 124
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies 94

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