Orlando has a total population of 185,951 and a student population of 116,570. Of these students, 53,401 are enrolled in schools that offer public administration programs.
Orlando's largest public administration school is University of Central Florida. In 2010, approximately 116 students graduated from the Public Administration program at University of Central Florida.
A total of 125 students graduated with credentials in public administration from public administration schools in Orlando in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Orlando's public administration schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,100 per year in instate tuition and $33,579 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $924 for public administration related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Orlando-based public administration schools, you will have an added expense of $8,538 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,900.
Many public administration graduates choose to work as public administration professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Orlando, your job prospects are not very good. There were 23,700 public administration professionals working in Florida and 2,390 working in the greater Orlando area in 2010. The government projects that the number of public administration professionals in Orlando will decrease by -7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.