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Higher Education Administration Schools in California

In 2018-2019, 227 students earned their Higher Education/Higher Education Administration degrees in CA.

As a degree choice, Higher Education Administration is the 17th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Higher Education Administration Majors in California

Higher Education/Higher Education Administration majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 202
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 19
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 19
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 19
Post-Master’s Certificate 6
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 6

Gender Distribution

In California, a higher education/higher education administration major is more popular with women than with men.

Higher Education Administration Majors in CA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of higher education/higher education administration majors in California is as follows:

  • Asian: 7.0%
  • Black or African American: 14.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 36.1%
  • White: 32.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.4%
  • Other Races: 9.3%
Higher Education Administration Majors in CA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Higher Education Administration Grads in California

19,980 people in the state and 184,430 in the nation are employed in jobs related to higher education/higher education administration.

Higher Education Administration Jobs Nationwide vs. CA

Wages for Higher Education Administration Jobs in California

In this state, higher education/higher education administration grads earn an average of $93,130. Nationwide, they make an average of $89,570.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 12 colleges in California that offer higher education/higher education administration degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
47,310 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 59% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 1.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This private institution charges an average net price of $30,453.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
10,713 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 42% are considered full time. This private school has an average net price of $32,782. The average student takes 4.16 years to complete their degree at USFCA.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
463 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,400 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $7,139. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 22% are considered full time.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
40,212 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.70%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 45% are considered full time. It takes the average student 5.06 years to graduate.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
9,073 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 1.80% which is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $32,576.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
4,598 Total Students

99% of students get financical aid. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, University of Redlands grads earn an average salary of $43,700.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
9,838 Total Students

92% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $45,100 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate is 1.80% which is lower than average.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
16,930 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 22% are considered full time. The student loan default rate is 4.90% which is lower than average.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
10,486 Total Students

33% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it. This private school has an average net price of $23,365.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
10,095 Total Students

98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. The student loan default rate of 3.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

Higher Education Administration Careers in CA

Some of the careers higher education/higher education administration majors go into include:

Job Title CA Job Growth CA Median Salary
Education Administrators 15% $84,450
Postsecondary Education Administrators 14% $118,810

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to higher education/higher education administration.

Major Annual Graduates in CA
General Educational Leadership 1,889
Urban Education & Leadership 177
Other Educational Administration 115
Community College Education 87
Curriculum Administration 5

View all majors related to Higher Education Administration

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