With an overall population of 143,072 and a student population of 49,470, approximately 27,142 of Irvine students attend one of Irvine's schools that offer public administration programs.
Of the 1 public administration schools in Irvine, the largest public administration school, by student population, is University of California-Irvine. In 2010, University of California-Irvine graduated approximately 6 students with credentials in public administration.
A reported 6 students graduated with credentials in public administration in Irvine in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,828 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Irvine public administration schools was an average of $47,497 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,645 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a public administration program in Irvine. And if you live on campus at one of the Irvine-based public administration schools, you will have an added expense of $10,655 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $19,213.
If you plan on staying in Irvine after graduating from public administration school, you should know that job prospects for public administration professionals in Irvine, which is the most popular public administration profession, are not very good. There were 47,900 public administration professionals working in California and 2,990 working in the greater Irvine area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of public administration professionals is expected to decrease by -4% in Irvine. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.