Cape Girardeau has a total population of 35,349 and a student population of 11,861. Of these students, 10,801 are enrolled in schools that offer public administration programs.
Cape Girardeau's largest public administration school is Southeast Missouri State University. In 2010, approximately 9 students graduated from the Public Administration program at Southeast Missouri State University.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a public administration degree in Cape Girardeau. If you decide to attend one of Cape Girardeau's public administration schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,435 per year in instate tuition and $21,070 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $447 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a public administration program in Cape Girardeau. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,358 per year, on average, for room and board at Cape Girardeau-based public administration schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in public administration, if you decide to work as a public administration professional in Cape Girardeau, your job prospects are not very good. There were 7,580 public administration professionals working in Missouri and 100 working in the greater Cape Girardeau area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of public administration professionals is expected to decrease by -7% in Cape Girardeau. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.