Student Profile

MPA ACADEMIC PROFILE

The entering class of Fall 2019 have the following profile:

Entering class of 85 students

Average GPA 3.09

Females represent 75% of the class

Males represent 25% of the class

Ethnicity% of class
African American21%
American Indian/Native Alaskan0%
Asian8%
Hispanic47%
White14%
Two or More Ethnicities5%
Decline to State5%

The entering class of Spring 2019 have the following profile:

Entering class of 21 students

Average GPA 3.12

Females represents 76% of the class

Males represents 24% of the class 

Ethnicity% of class
African American29%
Asian14%
Hispanic33%
White14%
Two or more races10%
Decline to State0%

 

Undergraduate Feeder Schools 

For the Fall 2019 class:

Biola UniversityFlorida A&M UniversitySan Diego State University
Brigham Young UniversityInter American University of Puerto RicoSan Francisco State University
CSU Dominguez HillsKemerovo State UniversityUC Irvine
CSU FullertonLoyola Marymount UniversityUC Los Angeles
CSU Long BeachMt. Saint Mary's UniversityUC Merced
CSU Los AngelesNational UniversityUC Riverside
CSU Monterey BayNotre Dame De Namur UniversityUC San Diego
CSU Polytechnic PomonaOregon State UniversityUC Santa Cruz
CSU Polytechnic San Luis ObispoOtgontenger UniversityUniversity of Belize
CSU SacramentoPhilander Smith CollegeUniversity of Phoenix
CSU San MarcosSaint Mary's CollegeUniversity of the Phillipinese
Weber State University

 

For the Spring 2019 class:

CSU BakersfieldCSU Los AngelesCSU Sacramento
CSU Dominguez HillsCSU Monterey BayCSU San Bernardino
CSU FullertonCSU NorthridgeUC Berkeley
UC Irvine
 
 

Employment Statistics

For the Spring 2018 and Fall 2018 semesters, there were 87 MPA Graduates

Alumni Job Placement Data:

Alumni responses 33

National or central government in the same country as the program1
State, provincial or regional government in the same country as the program3
City, County, or other local government in the same country as the program18
Nonprofit domestic-oriented 1
Private Sector  3
Unemployed (not seeking work)1

For the Spring 2017 and Fall 2017 semesters, there were 87 MPA Graduates

Alumni Job Placement Data:

Alumni responses 29

National or central government in the same country as the program2
State, provincial or regional government in the same country as the program2
City, County, or other local government in the same country as the program10
Foreign government1
Nonprofit domestic-oriented 9
Nonprofit foreign1
Private Sector  4

For the Spring 2016 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 program15
Government (all levels) or international quasi-governmental
Nonprofit domestic-oriented2
Private Sector  

For the Spring 2015 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 program5
City, County, or other local government in the same country as the program11
Government (all levels) or international quasi-governmental1
Nonprofit domestic-oriented 7
Private Sector  4

 

Graduation Statistics

For the academic calendar year of 2013-2014, 72% of the entering class graduated. Of the 72 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, 62%* of the entering class graduated. Of the 80 people who graduated, 4 graduated in two years or less and 57 graduated in three years or less.

For the academic calendar year of 2015-2016, 65%* of the entering class graduated. Of the 81 people who graduated, 3 graduated in two years or less and 59 graduated in three years or less.

For the academic calendar year of 2016-2017, 52%* of the entering class graduated. Of the 72 people who graduated, 11 graduated in two years or less and 60 graduated in three years or less.

For the academic calendar year of 2017-2018, 9%* of the entering class graduated. All graduated in two years or less.

For the academic calendar year of 2018-2019, 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 October 24, 2019.