Class Profile

Students in the Maxwell School’s online Executive MPA program will join a diverse community of experienced public service professionals. As they learn from their classmates’ unique perspectives, they will develop new solutions to the public service challenges that face their own communities.

Find out more about the students currently enrolled in our program.

Class Size

On average, our classes have a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio, which results in a learning environment in which students closely collaborate with their peers and faculty.


Many online Executive MPA students balance earning their master’s degrees with personal obligations outside the classroom such as a full-time job, family, and volunteer work.


circle graph of percentage breakdown of race

Circle graph shows percentage breakdown of race: 4% Asian, 23% black, 9% Hispanic, 64% white Caucasian.






*2% of students chose not to report on this metric

Average Age




State of Residence

highlighted map of state of residence of current students

Map highlights where current students enrolled in our online Executive MPA reside throughout the United States. States include Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin as well as the District of Columbia.

In addition, current international students are located in Kent, England and Guangdong, China.

Years of Professional Experience

bar graph displaying years of professional experience

Bar graph shows percentage breakdown of professional experience: 39% with less than 10 years, 41% with 10 years.

39% less than 10 years

41% 10 years

The class profile data above includes information from all students enrolled in the online Executive MPA at the Maxwell School as of December 2018.

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