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Points of Pride

Over 50 years of inspiring citizenship and developing leadership

Our faculty and staff are committed to providing a high-quality educational experience that prepares the next generation of public and nonprofit professionals to make a difference.

Top 5%

No. 13 among the 290 public affairs schools nationwide 

in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report rankings.

No. 1 in Ohio. 

No other public affairs program in Ohio is ranked in the top 50 schools.

No. 8 Globally

The Ohio State University is ranked No. 8 in the world by ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021 for quality, impactful public administration research.

Eight Ranked Specialties

No. 8 - Public Management and Leadership

No. 13 - Environmental Policy

No. 15 - Urban Policy

No. 17 - Nonprofit Management

No. 18 - Local Government Management

No. 18 - Public Policy Analysis

No. 22 - Social Policy

No. 31 - Public Budgeting

Prepared to Lead

Career outcomes below show Glenn College graduates employed or pursuing additional degree within six months of graduation.

94.00%

Bachelor Degree

100.00%

MPA & Dual Degree

100.00%

In-Career MA

Glenn College Student Body

Home to over 600 graduate and undergraduate students

Undergraduate Student Body

430 Undergraduate Students

White 71%

Underrepresented Minority 25%

Nondisclosed 4%

MPA Student Body

83 MPA Graduate Students

White 74%

Underrepresented Minority 21%

Nondisclosed 4%

MA Students

72 In-Career MA Graduate Students

White 68%

Underrepresented Minority 29%

Nondisclosed 3%

Accreditation Data

  • Initially Enrolled: 49
  • Graduated in two years: 61%
  • Graduated in four years: 92%
  • Initially Enrolled: 37
  • Graduated in two years: 59% 
  • Graduated in four years: 78%

Total Graduates, 34

  • National or central government in the same country as the program 0
  • State, provincial or regional government in the same country as the program 5
  • City, county or other local government in the same country as the program 2
  • Government not in the same country as the program (all levels) or international quasigovernmental 0
  • Nonprofit, domestic-oriented 7
  • Nonprofit/NGOs, internationally oriented 0
  • Private sector, research/consulting 0
  • Private sector, but not research/consulting 3
  • Obtaining further education 0
  • Military service 0
  • Unemployed (not seeking employment) 0
  • Unemployed (seeking employment) 0
  • Unknown 0

Total Graduates: 35

  • National or central government in the same country as the program 0
  • State, provincial or regional government in the same country as the program 14
  • City, county or other local government in the same country as the program 4
  • Nonprofit, domestic-oriented 5
  • Nonprofit/NGOs, internationally oriented 0
  • Private sector, research/consulting 4
  • Private sector, but not research/consulting 6
  • Obtaining further education
  • Military service 0