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2023 Best Public Administration & Social Service Doctor's Degree Schools in the Rocky Mountains Region

2 Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region
17 Doctor's Degrees
When it comes to popularity, a doctor's degree in public administration and social service sits in the middle of the road, ranking #15 out of 36 majors in the country. 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 2 schools in the Rocky Mountains Region to determine which ones were the best for doctor's degree seekers in the field of public administration and social service. Combined, these schools handed out 17 doctor's degrees in public administration and social service to qualified students.

Jump to one of the following sections: * Our Methodology

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 many resources a school devotes to public administration and social service students as compared to other majors.
  • Major Demand - How many other public administration and social service 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 public administration and social service 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 public administration and social service related body.

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

More Ways to Rank Public Administration & Social Service Schools

When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Public Administration & Social Service Doctor's Degree Schools in the Rocky Mountains Region list to help you make the college decision.

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Best Schools for Doctorate Students to Study Public Administration & Social Service in the Rocky Mountains Region

Below you'll see a list of the best colleges and universities for pursuing a doctor's degree in public administration and social service.

Top Rocky Mountains Region Schools for a Doctorate in Public Administration & Social Service

#1

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
7 Annual Graduates

Every student pursuing a degree in a doctor's degree in public administration and social service needs to take a look at University of Utah. U of U is a very large public university located in the city of Salt Lake City.More information about a doctorate in public administration and social service from University of Utah

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
6 Annual Graduates

University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus is a wonderful decision for students interested in a doctor's degree in public administration and social service. Located in the city of Denver, CU Anschutz is a public university with a fairly large student population.More information about a doctorate in public administration and social service from University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus

Best Public Administration & Social Service Colleges by State

Explore the best public administration and social service colleges for a specific state in the Rocky Mountains Region .

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Colorado 27 10
Utah 24 7
Idaho 15 0

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Public Administration & Social Service Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Social Work 11
Public Administration 6

Majors Similar to Public Administration & Social Service

Related Major Annual Graduates
Legal Professions 908
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies 17

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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to University of the Fraser Valley. More about our data sources and methodologies.

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