San Luis Obispo has a general population of 44,174 and an overall student population of 31,858. Approximately 19,325 of San Luis Obispo's students are enrolled in schools that offer public administration programs.
The largest public administration school in San Luis Obispo, by student population, is California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo. In 2010, California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo graduated approximately 13 students from its public administration program.
A total of 13 students graduated with credentials in public administration from public administration schools in San Luis Obispo in 2010. If you decide to attend one of San Luis Obispo's public administration schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,249 per year in instate tuition and $32,409 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for public administration related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,623 per year, on average, for room and board at San Luis Obispo-based public administration schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,403.
If you plan on staying in San Luis Obispo after graduating from public administration school, you should know that job prospects for public administration professionals in San Luis Obispo, which is the most popular public administration profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 192 public administration professionals in California were working in the greater San Luis Obispo area. The government projects that the number of public administration professionals in San Luis Obispo will decrease by -4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.
One Grand Ave, San Luis Obispo, California 93407