With an overall population of 19,843 and a student population of 11,500, approximately 11,500 of Carrollton students attend one of Carrollton's schools that offer public administration programs.
The largest public administration school in Carrollton, by student population, is University of West Georgia. In 2010, University of West Georgia graduated approximately 14 students with credentials in public administration.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with a public administration degree in Carrollton. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,748 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Carrollton public administration schools was an average of $29,724 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a public administration program in Carrollton. And if you live on campus at one of the Carrollton-based public administration schools, you will have an added expense of $6,504 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Carrollton after graduating from public administration school, you should know that job prospects for public administration professionals in Carrollton, which is the most popular public administration profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 22,840 public administration professionals in Georgia. Of these public administration professionals, 9,390 were working in the greater Carrollton area. Carrollton's public administration professional workforce is projected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.