Truman School Statistics

Fall 2017 MPA enrollment was 182.  MPA graduation rates are as follows (based on the 2012-2013 MPA cohorts):

  • Overall, 71% of MPA students completed the program within 2 years, and 80% completed the program within 3 years.
    • 78% of traditional on campus students completed the program within 2 years, and 87% completed the program within 3 years.
    • 59% of mid-career students completed the program within 2 years, and 68% completed the program within 3 years.
    • Note: our online program was not in existence for the 2012-2013 entering cohort.

Among all 2017* Truman School graduates, 96% found meaningful, full-time employment in the public and nonprofit sector.

  • 100% Mid-career
  • 100% Online
  • 87% On-Campus

*This includes graduates from fall 2016, spring 2017 and summer 2017.

Graduates found full-time employment in a variety of fields including

  • 19% State, Provincial, or Regional Government
  • 19% City, County, or Local Government
  • 16% Academic Institutions
  • 14% Nonprofit (domestic)

Other career fields pursued by graduates:

  • Federal Government 9%
  • Private Sector 7%
  • Military 7%
  • Nonprofit (international) 4%
  • Continuing education 1%

Percentages may not add up to 100% due to rounding.