Indianapolis has a general population of 781,870 and an overall student population of 79,374. Approximately 30,383 of Indianapolis's students are enrolled in schools that offer public administration programs.
The largest public administration school in Indianapolis, by student population, is Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis. In 2010, Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis graduated approximately 86 students from its public administration program.
A total of 86 students graduated with credentials in public administration from public administration schools in Indianapolis in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Indianapolis's public administration schools, you can expect to pay an average of $22,859 per year in instate tuition and $37,756 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $672 for public administration related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Indianapolis-based public administration schools, you will have an added expense of $7,944 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,315.
After graduating with your credentials in public administration, if you decide to work as a public administration professional in Indianapolis, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 public administration professionals in Indiana were working in the greater Indianapolis area. Indianapolis's public administration professional workforce is projected to decrease by -2% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.
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