El Paso has a total population of 563,662 and a student population of 55,075. Of these students, 21,011 are enrolled in schools that offer public administration programs.
The largest public administration school in El Paso, by student population, is The University of Texas at El Paso. In 2010, The University of Texas at El Paso graduated approximately 14 students from its public administration program.
A reported 14 students graduated with credentials in public administration in El Paso in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,115 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all El Paso public administration schools was an average of $27,475 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,064 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a public administration program in El Paso. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,203 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,771.
Many public administration graduates choose to work as public administration professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in El Paso, your job prospects are not very good. There were 18,150 public administration professionals working in Texas and 300 working in the greater El Paso area in 2010. The number of public administration professionals in El Paso is expected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.