Student Profile

MPA ACADEMIC PROFILE

The entering class of Fall 2018 have the following profile:

Entering class of 93 students

Average GPA 3.06

Females represent 67% of the class

Males represent 33% of the class

Ethnicity% of class
African American18%
American Indian/Native Alaskan1%
Asian16%
Hispanic40%
White10%
Two or More Ethnicities8%
Decline to State8%

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 2018 class:

CSU Channel IslandsHoward UniversityUC Berkeley
CSU ChicoHumboldt State UniversityUC Irvine
CSU Dominguez HillsInternational Islamic UniversityUC Los Angeles
CSU FullertonNational UniversityUC Santa Barbara
CSU Long BeachNorthwoods UniversityUC Santa Cruz
CSU FresnoPepperdine UniversityUniversity of Central Oklahoma
CSU Monterey BaySalem State CollegeUniversity of Illinois-Urbana Champaign
CSU NorthridgeSan Diego State UniversityUniversity of Missouri - Columbia
CSU Polytechnic PomonaSan Francisco State UniversityUniversity of Phoenix
CSU SacramentoSan Jose State UniversityUniversity of Southern California
Fresno Pacific UniversityTroy University

 

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 2017 semesters, there were 52 MPA Graduates

Alumni Job Placement Data:

Alumni responses 28

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
Government (all levels) or international quasi-governmental1
Nonprofit domestic-oriented 9
Private Sector  3

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 program15
Government (all levels) or international quasi-governmental
Nonprofit domestic-oriented2
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 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 2012-2013, 58% 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, 55%* of the entering class graduated. Of the 71 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, 53%* of the entering class graduated. Of the 66 people who graduated, 3 graduated in two years of less and 59 graduated in three years or less.

For the academic calendar year of 2016-2017, 5%* of the entering class graduated. Of the 7 people who graduated, all graduated in two years or less.

For the academic calendar year of 2017-2018, 0%* of the entering glass 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, 2019.