Why Choose Villanova's Public Administration Programs?

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Completion Rates

MPA Graduate

The majority of our students are working professionals and attend classes part time. 61% of students who began in academic year 2010-2011 completed the program within two years, and 79% graduated within five years.

Graduate Success

One hundred and seven students received their MPA degree in the 2015-2016 academic year. At six months after graduation:

  • Seven students were employed by the federal government.
  • Five students were employed in state government
  • Seventeen students were employed in city, county, or other loal government in the U.S.
  • Twenty-four students were employed by a domestic non-profit organization
  • Fifteen students were employed in the private sector
  • One student sought further education
  • Six students were employed by the military.
  • Two students were still seeking employment.
  • One student sought employment 
  • The status of twenty-three students is unknown