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Doctor’s Degrees in Higher Education/Higher Education Administration

629 Yearly Graduations
66% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 93 schools in the United States where you can get your doctor's degree in higher education/higher education administration. This degree is more popular with female students, and about 37% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 2.4% of higher education/higher education administration graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Higher Education/Higher Education Administration Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 629 students earned their doctor's degree in higher education/higher education administration. This earns it the #4 spot on the list of the most popular doctor's degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in higher education/higher education administration at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 3,133
Doctor’s Degree 629
Graduate Certificate 222
Associate’s Degree 14

Earnings of Higher Education/Higher Education Administration Majors With Doctor’s Degrees

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for higher education/higher 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 higher education/higher education administration. About 66.5% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 211
Women 418
Gender Diversity of Doctor's Degrees in Higher Education/Higher Education Administration

The racial-ethnic distribution of higher education/higher education administration doctor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 14
Black or African American 157
Hispanic or Latino 47
White 346
International Students 15
Other Races/Ethnicities 50
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Higher Education/Higher Education Administration Doctor's Degree Students

There are 93 colleges that offer a doctor’s degree in higher education/higher education administration. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Jackson State University

Jackson, Mississippi
24 Yearly Graduations
58% Women
96% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Jackson State University tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for higher education/higher education administration majors who are seeking their doctor's degree. Roughly 7,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,270 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,270 per year.

The higher education/higher education administration program at Jackson State University awarded 24 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 96% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 58% were women.

#2

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
22 Yearly Graduations
68% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Pennsylvania is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in higher education/higher education administration. Roughly 26,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $51,156 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $36,254 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 22 doctor's degrees were handed out to higher education/higher education administration majors at UPenn. Around 18% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 68% were women.

#3

Wilmington University

New Castle, Delaware
21 Yearly Graduations
62% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Wilmington University is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in higher education/higher education administration. Each year, around 14,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,430 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,784 per year.

The higher education/higher education administration program at Wilmington University awarded 21 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 29% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 62% were women.

#4

The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
20 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The University of Alabama is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in higher education/higher education administration. Each year, around 38,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,780 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,780 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 20 doctor's degrees were handed out to higher education/higher education administration majors at UA. Of these students, 50% were women and 25% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#5

Saint Louis University

Saint Louis, Missouri
19 Yearly Graduations
58% Women
16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Saint Louis University is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in higher education/higher education administration. Roughly 12,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $44,700 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $20,880 per year.

The higher education/higher education administration program at Saint Louis University awarded 19 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 16% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 58% were women.

#5

Maryville University of Saint Louis

Saint Louis, Missouri
19 Yearly Graduations
74% Women
74% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Maryville University of Saint Louis is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in higher education/higher education administration. Roughly 10,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $26,070 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,346 per year.

The higher education/higher education administration program at Maryville University of Saint Louis awarded 19 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 74% were women and 74% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#7

Seton Hall University

South Orange, New Jersey
17 Yearly Graduations
59% Women
53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Seton Hall University is the 7th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in higher education/higher education administration. Each year, around 10,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $41,460 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $23,580 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 17 doctor's degrees were handed out to higher education/higher education administration majors at Seton Hall. About 59% of this group were women, and 53% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#7

Capella University

Minneapolis, Minnesota
17 Yearly Graduations
65% Women
65% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Capella University is the 7th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in higher education/higher education administration. Roughly 37,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,148 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,767 per year.

The higher education/higher education administration program at Capella University awarded 17 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 65% of this group were women, and 65% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

15 Yearly Graduations
60% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Texas A&M University - Commerce is the 9th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in higher education/higher education administration. Roughly 12,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,790 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $3,630 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 15 people received their doctor's degree in higher education/higher education administration from Texas A&M Commerce. Around 40% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 60% were women.

#9

Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan
15 Yearly Graduations
73% Women

Michigan State University comes in at #9 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in higher education/higher education administration. Roughly 49,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,555 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,858 per year.

The higher education/higher education administration program at Michigan State University awarded 15 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

#11

Gwynedd Mercy University

Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania
14 Yearly Graduations
79% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for higher education/higher education administration majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Gwynedd Mercy University. Roughly 2,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $34,864 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,749 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 14 people received their doctor's degree in higher education/higher education administration from Gwynedd - Mercy. About 79% of this group were women, and 29% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#11

Vanderbilt University

Nashville, Tennessee
14 Yearly Graduations
79% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Vanderbilt University is the 11th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in higher education/higher education administration. Each year, around 13,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $50,800 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $48,624 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 14 doctor's degrees were handed out to higher education/higher education administration majors at Vanderbilt. About 79% of this group were women, and 14% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#11

Immaculata University

Immaculata, Pennsylvania
14 Yearly Graduations
71% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for higher education/higher education administration majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Immaculata University. Roughly 2,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $26,500 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,780 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 14 doctor's degrees were handed out to higher education/higher education administration majors at Immaculata. Of these students, 71% were women and 36% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#14

University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, Mississippi
12 Yearly Graduations
58% Women
58% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 14th most popular school in the country for higher education/higher education administration majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is University of Southern Mississippi. Roughly 14,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,786 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,786 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 12 doctor's degrees were handed out to higher education/higher education administration majors at Southern Miss. Around 58% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 58% were women.

12 Yearly Graduations
58% Women

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences comes in at #14 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in higher education/higher education administration. Each year, around 4,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The higher education/higher education administration program at University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences awarded 12 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

12 Yearly Graduations
92% Women
58% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Phoenix - Arizona is the 14th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in higher education/higher education administration. Each year, around 94,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,552 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,752 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 12 people received their doctor's degree in higher education/higher education administration from UOPX - Arizona. About 92% of this group were women, and 58% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#17

Saint Cloud State University

Saint Cloud, Minnesota
11 Yearly Graduations
64% Women

Saint Cloud State University is the 17th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in higher education/higher education administration. Roughly 13,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,394 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,460 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 11 doctor's degrees were handed out to higher education/higher education administration majors at St. Cloud State University.

10 Yearly Graduations
80% Women

The 18th most popular school in the country for higher education/higher education administration majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Kent State University at Kent. Roughly 27,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,602 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,766 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 10 people received their doctor's degree in higher education/higher education administration from Kent State.

#18

Florida State University

Tallahassee, Florida
10 Yearly Graduations
60% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 18th most popular school in the country for higher education/higher education administration majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Florida State University. Roughly 42,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,640 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,684 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 10 doctor's degrees were handed out to higher education/higher education administration majors at Florida State. Around 40% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 60% were women.

#18

George Washington University

Washington, District of Columbia
10 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
60% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

George Washington University comes in at #18 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in higher education/higher education administration. Roughly 27,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $54,453 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $31,770 per year.

The higher education/higher education administration program at George Washington University awarded 10 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 80% of this group were women, and 60% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to higher education/higher education administration that offer doctor’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
General Educational Leadership 4,847
Other Educational Administration 510
Community College Education 199
Educational System Administration 158
Urban Education & Leadership 118

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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