MPA ACADEMIC PROFILE

The entering class of Fall 2016 have the following profile:

Entering class of 109 students

Average GPA 2.95

Females represent 68% of the class

Males represent 32% of the class

Ethnicity% of class
African American24%
Asian14%
Hispanic33%
White17%
Decline to State3%

The entering class of Spring 2017 have the following profile:

Entering class of 34 students

Average GPA 3.07

Females represents 65% of the class

Males represents 35% of the class 

Ethnicity% of class
African American21%
Asian9%
Hispanic35%
White26%
Two or more races9%

 

Undergraduate Feeder Schools 

For the Fall 2016 class:

Abafemi Awolowo UniversityCSU Polytechnic PomonaSan Diego State UniversityUC Santa Barbara
Charles Drew UniversityCSU SacramentoSan Francisco State UniversityUniversity of Alaska-Anchorage
CSU Channel IslandsCSU San BernardinoSan Jose State UniversityUniversity of Arizona
CSU Dominguez HillsCSU StanislausSeattle UniversityUniversity of Florida
CSU East BayDaegu UniversitySt. John's UniversityUniversity of San Diego
CSU FullertonDillard UniversityUC Berkeley 
CSU Long BeachEscondido Bible CollegeUC Davis 
CSU Los AngelesLoyola Marymount UniversityUC Irvine 
CSU Polytechnic PomonaLyceum of the Philippines UniversityUC Los Angeles 
CSU NorthridgeOral Roberts UniversityUC Riverside 

 

For the Spring 2017 class:

Central State UniversityCSU Polytechnic PomonaSan Diego State UniversityUniversity of Phoenix
CSU Dominguez HillsCSU NorthridgeSonoma State UniversityVillanova University
CSU FresnoCSU San BernardinoUC Los Angeles 
CSU FullertonMount St. Mary's UniversityUC Riverside 
CSU Los AngelesLoyola Marymount UniversityUniversity of Colorado Boulder 
CSU Monterey BayMarymount California UniversityUniversity of Maryland Eastern Shore 

Employment Statistics

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 28, 2017.