Master's Program Statistics - Public Policy Studies

In order to make the activity and culture of graduate programs more visible, we provide in the table below basic statistics about the Master's programs at the University of Michigan. The data and variables were selected to offer a more accurate and helpful picture than those provided by external sources. We also encourage you to visit the Public Policy Studies website to learn more about the intellectual life, successes, and opportunities in this Master's program.

The Master's program statistics are also available in an interactive dashboard (Tableau).

Master's Admissions
Fall 2017 5 Year Average
Number of applications 595 645
Number of new master's students 97 95
Master's Enrollment
Fall 2017 5 Year Average
Total enrollment 182 176
Female 49% 50%
Male 51% 50%
International 23% 24%
U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident 77% 76%
Master's Enrollment, U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, by Race
Fall 2017 5 Year Average
African American 12% 11%
Asian American 11% 9%
Hispanic (one or more races) 13% 10%
Native American 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0%
White 58% 57%
Two or more races (excludes Hispanic) 5% 6%
Not indicated 1% 1%
Master's Degree
2017 5 Year Average
Number of degrees awarded 76 94
Median years to Master's 1.64 1.64
Percent of students who entered the master's program between 2013-14 and 2014-15 and completed the Master's as of August 31, 2017 95%
Percent of students who entered the master's program between 2015-16 and 2016-17 and completed the Master's as of August 31, 2017 84%
Funding
2017 5 Year Average
Enrolled Master's students - University pays 1-25% of Tuition and Fees 24% 23%
Enrolled Master's students - University pays 26-50% of Tuition and Fees 14% 14%
Enrolled Master's students - University pays 51-75% of Tuition and Fees 10% 12%
Enrolled Master's students - University pays 76-100% of Tuition and Fees 29% 29%
Enrolled Master's students - No University support 24% 25%

Program statistics are updated annually in December. Last updated December 24, 2017.