Jonesboro has a general population of 55,515 and an overall student population of 12,156. Approximately 12,156 of Jonesboro's students are enrolled in schools that offer public administration programs.
Arkansas State University-Main Campus is the largest public administration school in Jonesboro, based on student population. In 2010, Arkansas State University-Main Campus graduated approximately 14 students with credentials in public administration.
A reported 14 students graduated with credentials in public administration in Jonesboro in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,226 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Jonesboro public administration schools was an average of $25,146 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for public administration related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,856 per year, on average, for room and board at Jonesboro-based public administration schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,970.
If you decide to work as a public administration professional in Jonesboro, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 3,410 public administration professionals in Arkansas, 100 were working in the greater Jonesboro area. The number of public administration professionals in Jonesboro is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.