Arkadelphia has a general population of 10,912 and an overall student population of 5,069. Approximately 3,567 of Arkadelphia's students are enrolled in schools that offer public administration programs.
Arkadelphia's largest public administration school is Henderson State University. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from Henderson State University with credentials in public administration.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a public administration degree from one of Arkadelphia's public administration schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,881 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Arkadelphia public administration schools was an average of $19,961 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for public administration related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Arkadelphia-based public administration schools, you will have an added expense of $5,398 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Arkadelphia after graduating from public administration school, you should know that job prospects for public administration professionals in Arkadelphia, which is the most popular public administration profession, are average. In 2010, of the 1,380 public administration professionals in Arkansas, 380 were working in the greater Arkadelphia area. The government projects that the number of public administration professionals in Arkadelphia will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a public administration professional in Arkadelphia is $18,920 per year, which is lower than the average for public administration professionals state-wide.