MPA ACADEMIC PROFILE

The entering class of Fall 2017 have the following profile:

Entering class of 82 students

Average GPA 3.04

Females represent 70% of the class

Males represent 30% of the class

Ethnicity% of class
African American24%
Asian12%
Hispanic43%
White6%
Two or More Ethnicities8%
Decline to State5%

The entering class of Spring 2018 have the following profile:

Entering class of 18 students

Average GPA 3.01

Females represents 72% of the class

Males represents 28% of the class 

Ethnicity% of class
African American28%
Asian6%
Hispanic39%
White17%
Two or more races6%
Decline to State6%

 

Undergraduate Feeder Schools 

For the Fall 2017 class:

Abafemi Awolowo UniversityCSU Monterey BayNotre Dame De Namur UniversityUC Riverside

Columbia College Hollywood

CSU NorthridgeSan Diego State UniversityUC Santa Barbara
CSU BakersfieldCSU Polytechnic PomonaSan Jose State UniversityUC Santa Cruz
CSU Dominguez HillsCSU Polytechnic San Luis OpisboSonoma State UniversityUniversity of La Verne
CSU East BayDominican UniversityUC BerkeleyUniversity of Maryland
CSU FresnoHope International UniversityUC DavisUniversity of Phoenix
CSU FullertonMiles CollegeUC Irvine 
CSU Long BeachMount St. Mary's CollegeUC Los Angeles 
CSU Los AngelesNorthern Arizona UniversityUC Merced 

 

For the Spring 2018 class:

Central State UniversityCSU Monterey BayMarymount California UniversityUniversity of Maryland Eastern Shore
CSU Dominguez HillsCSU NorthridgeSan Diego State UniversityUniversity of Phoenix
CSU FresnoCSU Polytechnic PomonaSonoma State UniversityVillanova University
CSU FullertonCSU San BernardinoUC Los Angeles 
CSU Long BeachLoyola Marymount UniversityUC Riverside 
University of Colorado Boulder 

Employment Statistics

For the Spring and Fall 2016 semesters, there were 67 MPA graduates.

Alumni Job Placement Data:

Alumni responses 35

National or central government in the same country as the program4
State, provincial or regional government in the same country as the program 4
City, County, or other local government in the same country as the program   15
Government (all levels) or international quasi-governmental       
Nonprofit domestic-oriented 2
Private Sector  

For the Spring and Fall 2015 semesters, there were 37 MPA graduates.

Alumni Job Placement Data:

Alumni responses 29

National or central government in the same country as the program1
State, provincial or regional government in the same country as the program 5
City, County, or other local government in the same country as the program   11
Government (all levels) or international quasi-governmental       1
Nonprofit domestic-oriented 7
Private Sector  4

 

Graduation Statistics

For the academic calendar year of 2011-2012, 70%* of the entering class graduated. Of the 19 people who graduated, 9 graduated in two years or less and 14 graduated in three years or less.

For the academic calendar year of 2012-2013, 57%* of the entering class graduated. Of the 41 people who graduated, 4 graduated in two years or less and 29 students graduated in three years or less.

For the academic calendar year of 2013-2014, 59%* of the entering class graduated. Of the 70 people who graduated, 14 graduated in two years or less and 64 graduated in three years or less.

For the academic calendar year of 2014-2015, 22%* of the entering class graduated. Of the 29 people who graduated, 4 graduated in two years or less and 29 graduated in three years or less.

For the academic calendar year of 2015-2016, 0%* of the entering class graduated.

For the academic calendar year of 2016-2017, 0%* of the entering class graduated.

*Students can finish the Program in two years. Students who need to take prerequisite courses typically finish the Program in three years. Students are allowed up to five years to graduate and this percentage is subject to change.

 

Last updated February 21, 2018.