Trachtenberg School By the Numbers

In 2017-2018

  • 17 core faculty
  • 67 full-time, emeriti and part-time faculty teaching courses related to the Trachtenberg School degrees 
  • 402 students
  • 160 MPA students
  • 152 MPP students
  • 29 MA in ENRP students
  • 79 PhD Students
  • 11 Certificate students
  • 3.5 Median Undergraduate GPA
  • 79 clients who received pro bono program evaluation or Capstone project support

MPA/MPP Student Statistics for students entering in Fall 2016

  • 75 Typical GRE verbal percentile
  • 52 Typical GRE quantitative percentile
  • 72 Typical GRE writing percentile
  • 26 Median age of students in the program
  • 22-54 Age range of students
  • 11% Students who are of racial minority heritage
  • 8% Students who are of international heritage
  • 68% Students who attend full-time
  • 32% Students who attend part-time
  • 94% 2016 graduates who were employed within six months of graduation
  • 42% 2016 graduates working in the nonprofit sector
  • 22% 2016 graduates working in the private sector
  • 36% 2016 graduates working in the public sector

Did You Know?

Trachtenberg School Faculty Leadership

Faculty of the Trachtenberg School demonstrate their leadership through service. They are members of: 

  • Executive Boards and Advisory Committees: APPAM, Society for Benefit Cost Analysis, National Science Foundation Business and Operations Committee, GAO Comptroller General Educators’ Advisory Panel, NASPAA, American Evaluation Association
  • Editorial boards: Eastern Economic Journal, Journal of Public Affairs Education, American Review of Public Administration American Journal of Evaluation, Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Evaluation and Program Planning, C: Government and Policy, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, International Journal of Educational Advancement
  • Referees for American Review of Public Administration, American Journal of Evaluation, American Review of Evaluation, and the American Journal of Evaluation, Berkeley Electronic Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, Education Finance and Policy, International Review of Administrative Sciences, Journal of Benefit Cost Analysis, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Journal of Public Economics, National Tax Journal, Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, Public Administration Review, Public Budgeting and Finance, Public Finance Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics
  • Memberships/affiliations with NASI, NBER, NAPA, AEA, Brookings, American Society for Public Administration
  • PublicationsEach year, our faculty publish four to eight books and more than 20 articles in peer-reviewed journals, and contribute many book chapters and works to other, non-peer reviewed outlets