Public Administration Schools In Delaware

In Delaware, there are 3 accredited schools where public administration classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the public administration academic community in Delaware, and the future trends in public administration training at the public administration masters degree level.


  1. University of Delaware

    Newark, Delaware 19716

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Wilmington University

    320 Dupont Hwy, New Castle, Delaware 19720

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Strayer University-Delaware

    240 Continental Dr Ste 108, Newark, Delaware 19713

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Delaware Vs. National Public Administration Employment

Delaware 720
National 391,290

Of all of the public administration professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Delaware.

Employment Growth for Public administration professionals In Delaware

970 1,050 960 790 720
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Delaware, public administration is a shrinking field. There were 250 less public administration professionals working in Delaware in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of public administration professionals has shrunk by 26%. This decline is faster than the change in the number of public administration professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of public administration professionals has shrunk by 4% from 2006 to 2010.

Public Administration VS. All Professions salaries in Delaware

$101,563 $85,538 $94,940 $84,710 $87,942
$46,948 $48,366 $50,236 $51,531 $51,081
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of public administration professionals is declining, the salaries paid to public administration professionals are decreasing in Delaware. The mean salary for public administration professionals in 2006 was $101,563 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $87,942 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Delaware

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Thus, there was a 15% decline in public administration professionals' salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In the state of Delaware, there is a slight variation in pay, within the field of public administration. The pay differential between the highest paid public administration professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is -14%

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Delaware

Business Administration
Business Management
Criminal Justice
Public Administration
Social Work

In Delaware, public administration professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Public Administration programs available for each degree type for all schools in Delaware


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited public administration schools in Delaware is decreasing. In Delaware, there were 53 graduates in 2006. And there were 40 graduates from public administration courses in 2010.

This represents a 25% decrease in the number of public administration degree or certificate school graduates in Delaware state. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a master's degree in public administration.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Delaware

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