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Most Popular Schools for Higher Education/Higher Education Administration Major & Degree Program

A program that focuses on the principles and practice of administration in four-year colleges, universities and higher education systems, the study of higher education as an object of applied research, and which may prepare individuals to function as administrators in such settings. Includes instruction in higher education economics and finance; policy and planning studies; curriculum; faculty and labor relations; higher education law; college student services; research on higher education; institutional research; marketing and promotion; and issues of evaluation, accountability and philosophy.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 Kaplan University-Davenport Campus 202 2% $13,884
2 Walden University 144 2% $12,660
3 Drexel University 105 2% $57,870
4 Capella University 77 1% $12,795
5 Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division 60 5% $18,885
6 Iowa State University 56 1% $18,920
7 University of Pennsylvania 55 1% $61,800
8 Arizona State University-Tempe 54 0% $23,837
9 Teachers College at Columbia University 54 3% N/A
10 Boston College 53 1% $60,706
11 Georgia Southern University 51 1% $22,269
12 CUNY Bernard M Baruch College 51 1% $27,562
13 Buffalo State SUNY 47 2% $21,493
14 Loyola University Chicago 46 1% $51,273
15 Florida International University 44 0% $22,968
16 Kent State University at Kent 40 1% $24,926
17 University of Southern California 40 0% $62,180
18 Appalachian State University 39 1% $19,058
19 Florida State University 39 0% $21,543
20 George Washington University 39 0% $61,446
21 University of Mississippi 37 1% $22,444
22 Seattle University 36 2% $52,605
23 Eastern Michigan University 35 1% $20,756
24 Grand Valley State University 35 1% $22,432
25 Merrimack College 32 5% $49,685
26 University of Louisville 32 1% $22,796
27 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 32 0% $26,240
28 University of Arkansas 31 1% $22,212
29 Sam Houston State University 29 1% $20,024
30 Texas A & M University-Commerce 29 1% $14,867
31 University of Virginia-Main Campus 28 1% $26,075
32 The University of Texas at San Antonio 28 0% $20,598
33 Stony Brook University 27 0% $22,127
34 University at Buffalo 26 0% $23,316
35 University of St Thomas 26 1% $48,400
36 University of Kansas 26 0% $22,277
37 Taylor University 25 5% $39,742
38 University of North Texas 24 0% $20,232
39 University of Arizona 23 0% $25,179
40 Geneva College 23 4% $36,520
41 McKendree University 23 3% $38,290
42 Vanderbilt University 23 1% $61,112
43 University of Akron Main Campus 23 0% $23,956
44 Texas State University 22 0% $19,620
45 University of Denver 22 1% $56,077
46 Syracuse University 22 0% $57,450
47 Michigan State University 21 0% $24,648
48 North Carolina State University at Raleigh 21 0% $22,184
49 Missouri State University-Springfield 21 1% $19,251
50 Abilene Christian University 21 2% $41,800
51 Colorado State University-Fort Collins 19 0% $23,203
52 University of Central Missouri 19 1% $18,799
53 University of Connecticut 19 0% $27,244
54 University of North Carolina at Greensboro 18 0% $19,172
55 Suffolk University 18 1% $49,979
56 Northwestern University 18 0% $63,193
57 Portland State University 17 0% $23,528
58 Saint Cloud State University 17 1% $19,002
59 SUNY at Binghamton 17 0% $22,832
60 Southern Illinois University-Carbondale 17 0% $25,409
61 Dallas Baptist University 17 1% $34,176
62 University of Toledo 16 0% $24,109
63 Lansing Community College 16 0% $3,880
64 University of Vermont 16 1% $28,886
65 Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus 15 0% $33,592
66 Southeast Missouri State University 15 1% $19,211
67 Bay Path College 15 2% $44,559
68 University of Kentucky 15 0% $23,732
69 Baylor University 14 0% $53,886
70 University of San Diego 14 1% $58,189
71 University of Houston 13 0% $22,463
72 Salem State University 13 1% $22,084
73 Northwest Missouri State University 12 1% $17,376
74 University of Arkansas at Little Rock 12 1% $23,191
75 University of Maine 12 1% $23,712
76 Dakota Wesleyan University 11 6% $33,060
77 Baldwin Wallace University 11 1% $39,230
78 Marywood University 10 1% $46,556
79 Adams State University 10 2% $19,691
80 Wilmington University 9 0% $11,750
81 University of Dayton 9 0% $49,540
82 Eastern Nazarene College 9 4% $38,522
83 Mississippi College 9 1% $27,611
84 Morgan State University 8 1% $22,269
85 SUNY College at Plattsburgh 8 0% $21,309
86 University of Delaware 8 0% $25,612
87 Hofstra University 8 0% $54,289
88 The University of Alabama 8 0% $27,000
89 Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro 8 0% $7,950
90 Washington State University 7 0% $27,697
91 University of Missouri-St Louis 7 0% $24,322
92 New England College 6 1% $48,430
93 Argosy University-Atlanta 6 2% $14,663
94 Argosy University-San Diego 6 6% $14,663
95 University of Iowa 5 0% $20,691
96 Argosy University-Twin Cities 5 1% $14,663
97 University of Northern Colorado 4 0% $20,264
98 North Park University 4 1% $35,050
99 Saint Louis University 4 0% $53,438
100 Argosy University-Seattle 4 5% $14,663

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Higher Education/Higher Education Administration program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.