Bachelor On Campus

Public Administration

Rutgers University

48 months
29178 USD/year
29178 USD/year
12536 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Earn a BA plus a Masters in the Public Administration program at Rutgers University in as few as five years. Rutgers University-Camden offers Political Science majors accelerated degree option in which highly motivated, career-minded students can earn a BA in Political Science as well as an MPA from our Department of Public Policy & Administration (DPPA) on an accelerated basis. 


After reading the description below, interested students in the Public Administration program at Rutgers University should download and complete an application from the following link and submit it to Dr. Woj Wolfe, Department Chair.


  • Undergraduates take four graduate classes (12 credits) that count toward both their BA and their MPA. Double counting these classes accelerates attaining the MPA degree. These 12 credits are billed at the undergraduate tuition rate.
  • Students in the accelerated BA/MPA are not required to take the GRE or any other standardized admission test in order to formally apply admission to the DPPA masters program.
  • Earn an MPA from a nationally accredited degree program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Politics
  • The Study of Politics
  • Basic Urban Issues
  • American State and Local Government
  • American Politics
  • The Socially Responsible University

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 3.0 GPA in Political Science and overall.
  • Students must have completed at least the first semester of their sophomore year (45 credits) with a minimum of one year (30 credits) at Rutgers
  • Students must be admitted and begin the program no later than the beginning of their senior year (after completing a maximum of 96 credits)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29178 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14589 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    29178 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14589 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12536 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6268 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Camden

832 - 2048 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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