With an overall population of 735,617 and a student population of 56,975, approximately 16,477 of Jacksonville students attend one of Jacksonville's schools that offer public administration programs.
Of the 1 public administration schools in Jacksonville, the largest public administration school, by student population, is University of North Florida. In 2010, approximately 27 students graduated from the Public Administration program at University of North Florida.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with a public administration degree in Jacksonville. If you decide to attend one of Jacksonville's public administration schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,021 per year in instate tuition and $32,410 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for public administration related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Jacksonville-based public administration schools, you will have an added expense of $7,872 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,039.
After graduating with your credentials in public administration, if you decide to work as a public administration professional in Jacksonville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 23,700 public administration professionals in Florida. Of these public administration professionals, 1,300 were working in the greater Jacksonville area. The government projects that the number of public administration professionals in Jacksonville will decrease by -7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.