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2023 Best Other Public Administration Doctor's Degree Schools

3 Colleges in the United States
37 Doctor's Degrees
Other Public Administration is about average in terms of popularity for doctor's degrees programs. That is, it ranks #157 out of the 306 majors across the country that we analyze each year. So, you may have to do some digging around to find quality schools that offer the degree program. This list can help with that.

College Factual reviewed 3 schools in the United States to determine which ones were the best for doctor's degree seekers in the field of other public administration. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 37 doctor's degrees in other public administration during the 2020-2021 academic year.

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Choosing a Great Other Public Administration School for Your Doctor's Degree

Best Other Public Administration Doctor's Degree Schools The other public admin doctor's degree program you select can have a big impact on your future. Important measures of a quality other public admin program can vary widely even among the top schools. Below we explain some of the most important factors to consider before making your choice:

Overall Quality Is a Must

The overall quality of a doctor's degree school is important to ensure a good education, not just how well they do in a particular major. To make it into this list a school must rank well in our overall Best Colleges for a Doctor's Degree ranking. This ranking considered factors such as graduation rates, overall graduate earnings and other educational resources to identify great colleges and universities.

Average Early-Career Salaries

Average early-career salary of those graduating with their doctor's degree is one indicator we use in our analysis to find the schools that offer the highest-quality education. That is, everyone wants their doctor's degree to be worth something, and salaries are one measure of determining that.

Other Factors We Consider

In addition to the above, you should consider some of the following factors:

  • Major Focus - How much a school focuses on other public administration students vs. other majors.
  • Major Demand - How many other other public administration students want to attend this school to pursue a doctor's degree.
  • Educational Resources - The amount of money and other resources allocated to students while they are pursuing their degree. These resources include such things as number of students per instructor and education expenditures per student.
  • Student Debt - How much debt other public administration students go into to obtain their doctor's degree and how well they are able to pay back that debt.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or accredited by a recognized other public administration related body.

Our full ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for other public administration students working on their doctor's degree.

More Ways to Rank Other Public Administration Schools

The other public admin school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Other Public Administration Doctor's Degree Schools.

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Learn about start dates, transferring credits, availability of financial aid, and more by contacting the universities below.

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Best Schools for Doctorate Students to Study Other Public Administration in the United States

Learn about the top ranked colleges and universities for other public administration students seeking a a doctor's degree.

Top Schools for a Doctorate in Other Public Admin

#1

Boston University

Boston, MA
3 Annual Graduates

It is hard to beat Boston University if you want to pursue a doctor's degree in other public administration. Boston U is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the large city of Boston.More information about a doctorate in other public administration from Boston University

6 Annual Graduates

University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus is one of the best schools in the United States for getting a doctor's degree in other public administration. Located in the city of Pittsburgh, Pitt is a public university with a very large student population.More information about a doctorate in other public administration from University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus

13 Annual Graduates

University of Central Florida is a wonderful choice for students interested in a doctor's degree in other public administration. UCF is a very large public university located in the suburb of Orlando.More information about a doctorate in other public administration from University of Central Florida

Other Public Administration by Region

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Southeast
New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

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One of 5 majors within the Public Administration & Social Service area of study, Other Public Administration has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to Other Public Admin

Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Work 680
Public Administration 377
Public Policy 241
Human Services 82
Community Organization & Advocacy 23

Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard). More about our data sources and methodologies.

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