With an overall population of 34,733 and a student population of 30,803, approximately 30,803 of San Marcos students attend one of San Marcos's schools that offer public administration programs.
San Marcos's largest public administration school is Texas State University-San Marcos. Approximately 76 students graduated in 2010 from Texas State University-San Marcos with credentials in public administration.
In 2010, 76 students graduated with a public administration degree in San Marcos. If you decide to attend one of San Marcos's public administration schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,148 per year in instate tuition and $24,796 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,050 for public administration related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the San Marcos-based public administration schools, you will have an added expense of $6,392 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,278.
If you plan on staying in San Marcos after graduating from public administration school, you should know that job prospects for public administration professionals in San Marcos, which is the most popular public administration profession, are not very good. There were 18,150 public administration professionals working in Texas and 990 working in the greater San Marcos area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of public administration professionals is expected to increase by 5% in San Marcos. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.