With an overall population of 486,699 and a student population of 77,749, approximately 38,767 of Tucson students attend one of Tucson's schools that offer public administration programs.
University of Arizona is the largest public administration school in Tucson, based on student population. Approximately 44 students graduated in 2010 from University of Arizona with credentials in public administration.
In 2010, 44 students graduated with a public administration degree in Tucson. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,519 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Tucson public administration schools was an average of $35,928 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for public administration related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,614 per year, on average, for room and board at Tucson-based public administration schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,871.
If you plan on staying in Tucson after graduating from public administration school, you should know that job prospects for public administration professionals in Tucson, which is the most popular public administration profession, are not very good. There were 4,080 public administration professionals working in Arizona and 380 working in the greater Tucson area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of public administration professionals is expected to decrease by -8% in Tucson. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.