Truman School Statistics

MPA graduation rates are as follows (based on the 2014-2015 MPA cohorts):

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  • Overall, 67% of MPA students completed the program within 2 years, 79% within 3 years, and 82% within 4 years.
    • 80% of in person students completed the program within 2 years, 98% within 3 years, and 100% within 4 years.
    • 58% of online students completed the program withing 2 years, 65% within 3 years, and 70% within 4 years.

Among all ninety-three Academic Year 2018-2019* Truman School graduates, 96% found meaningful, full-time employment in the public, private and nonprofit sector or continued their education. This includes:

  • 100% of online students
  • 89% of in person students

*This includes graduates from fall 2018, spring 2019 and summer 2019.

Eighty-nine Academic Year 2018-2019* graduates found full-time employment in a variety of fields or continued their education:

  • 29 graduates (32%) State or Regional Government (U.S.)
  • 22 graduates (24%) City, County or other local government (U.S.)
  • 10 graduates (11%) Private Sector (not research or consulting)
  • 9 graduates (10%) Nonprofit (domestic)
  • 5 graduates (5%) Government (all levels) or international quasi-governmental
  • 4 graduate (4%) Private Sector - Research/Consulting
  • 3 graduates (3%) Federal Government (U.S.)
  • 2 graduates (2%) Continuing Education
  • 2 graduates (2%) Military Service
  • 2 graduates (2%) Nonprofit/NGO (internationally-oriented)

In addition:

  • The status of 3 graduates (3%) is unknown