25 Best Master of Public Administration (MPA) Programs 2020

We ranked the top 25 schools by median salary one year after graduation for Master's in Public Administration (MPA) graduates. The school with the highest median starting salary for MPAs is Harvard University, at $98,300 per year. The lowest median debt for the top 25 MPA programs is $20,525, for graduates of Anna Maria College. The range of median salaries for the top 25 schools is $60,700-$98,300.

Tuition, median salaries, and median debt were reported by the U.S. Department of Education. View our methodology for more details about these rankings or read more about the top-ranked schools.

2020 Best Master's Program Highlights