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Higher Education Administration Schools in Pennsylvania

In 2018-2019, 326 students earned their Higher Education/Higher Education Administration degrees in PA.

In this state, Higher Education Administration is the 14th most popular major out of a total 80 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Higher Education Administration Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 248
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 67
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 67
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 67
Post-Master’s Certificate 11
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 11

Gender Distribution

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

Higher Education Administration Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.4%
  • Black or African American: 16.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.1%
  • White: 66.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.7%
  • Other Races: 4.6%
Higher Education Administration Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Higher Education Administration Grads in Pennsylvania

In this state, there are 5,690 people employed in jobs related to a higher education/higher education administration degree, compared to 184,430 nationwide.

Higher Education Administration Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Higher Education Administration Jobs in Pennsylvania

In this state, higher education/higher education administration grads earn an average of $80,560. Nationwide, they make an average of $89,570.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 15 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer higher education/higher education administration degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

82 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
25,860 Total Students

58% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 6 to 1. An average student at UPenn will pay a net price of $25,033.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate
14,458 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $40,100 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 72% of students receive it. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $22,892.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
17,527 Total Students

The 4.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $22,101. Of all the students who attend this school, 79% get financial aid.

#4

Drexel University

Philadelphia
26 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
24,634 Total Students

In their early career, Drexel grads earn an average salary of $53,400. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.67 years to complete their degree at Drexel.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
46,810 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $40,100 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. 82% of the teachers are full time.

#6

Temple University

Philadelphia
24 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
39,740 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,100 a year. Most students complete their degree in 4.44 years. 90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#7

Geneva College

Beaver Falls
17 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
1,543 Total Students

99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 100% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

#8

Gwynedd Mercy University

Gwynedd Valley
14 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
3,056 Total Students

An average student at Gwynedd - Mercy will pay a net price of $23,213. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $46,000 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 19%.

#8

Immaculata University

Immaculata
14 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
2,448 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This private school has an average net price of $31,337. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $46,100 a year.

#10

Messiah University

Mechanicsburg
9 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
3,375 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,000 after earning their degree at this institution. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.05 years to complete their degree at Messiah.

Higher Education Administration Careers in PA

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

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Postsecondary Education Administrators 8% $97,440
Education Administrators 5% $73,500

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
General Educational Leadership 1,195
Other Educational Administration 112
Curriculum Administration 97
Educational System Administration 67
Elementary & Jr High Administration 60
Special Education Administration 56
Secondary School Administration 32
Urban Education & Leadership 17

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