San Bernardino has a general population of 185,401 and an overall student population of 35,164. Approximately 17,852 of San Bernardino's students are enrolled in schools that offer public administration programs.
San Bernardino's largest public administration school is California State University-San Bernardino. In 2010, California State University-San Bernardino graduated approximately 75 students from its public administration program.
In 2010, 75 students graduated with a public administration degree from one of San Bernardino's public administration schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,350 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all San Bernardino public administration schools was an average of $30,510 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for public administration related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the San Bernardino-based public administration schools, you will have an added expense of $6,987 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,353.
After graduating with your credentials in public administration, if you decide to work as a public administration professional in San Bernardino, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 47,900 public administration professionals in California. Of these public administration professionals, 1,630 were working in the greater San Bernardino area. The number of public administration professionals in San Bernardino is expected to decrease by -4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.