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Doctor’s Degrees in Adult & Continuing Education Administration

45 Yearly Graduations
64% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 7 schools in the United States where you can get your doctor's degree in adult and continuing education administration. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 40% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Education Levels of Adult and Continuing Education Administration Majors

In 2018-2019, 45 doctor's degrees were awarded to adult and continuing education administration majors. This makes it the 23rd most popular doctor's degree program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in adult and continuing education administration at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 353
Doctor’s Degree 45
Graduate Certificate 40

Earnings of Adult and Continuing Education Administration Majors With Doctor’s Degrees

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for adult and continuing education administration majors with their doctor's degree due to lack of data.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their doctor's degree in adult and continuing education administration. About 64.4% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 16
Women 29
Gender Diversity of Doctor's Degrees in Adult and Continuing Education Administration

The racial-ethnic distribution of adult and continuing education administration doctor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 16
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 27
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Adult and Continuing Education Administration Doctor's Degree Students

There are 7 colleges that offer a doctor’s degree in adult and continuing education administration. Learn more about the most popular 7 below:

#1

North Carolina State University

Raleigh, North Carolina
13 Yearly Graduations
77% Women
54% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for adult and continuing education administration students seekinga doctor's degree is North Carolina State University. Each year, around 36,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,535 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,095 per year.

The adult and continuing education administration program at North Carolina State University awarded 13 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 54% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 77% were women.

#2

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, Arkansas
10 Yearly Graduations
60% Women

The 2nd most popular school in the country for adult and continuing education administration majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is University of Arkansas. Roughly 27,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,568 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,752 per year.

The adult and continuing education administration program at University of Arkansas awarded 10 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

#3

Northern Illinois University

Dekalb, Illinois
9 Yearly Graduations
78% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Northern Illinois University is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in adult and continuing education administration. Roughly 16,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,466 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,922 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 people received their doctor's degree in adult and continuing education administration from NIU. Of these students, 78% were women and 33% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#4

Texas State University

San Marcos, Texas
7 Yearly Graduations
29% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Texas State University is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in adult and continuing education administration. Roughly 38,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,052 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,751 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 people received their doctor's degree in adult and continuing education administration from Texas State. Around 57% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 29% were women.

#5

Valdosta State University

Valdosta, Georgia
6 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 5th most popular school in the country for adult and continuing education administration majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Valdosta State University. Roughly 11,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,371 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,572 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 6 people received their doctor's degree in adult and continuing education administration from VSU. Of these students, 67% were women and 67% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to adult and continuing education administration that offer doctor’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
General Educational Leadership 4,847
Higher Education Administration 629
Other Educational Administration 510
Community College Education 199
Educational System Administration 158

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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