Athens has a general population of 100,266 and an overall student population of 40,242. Approximately 34,885 of Athens's students are enrolled in schools that offer public administration programs.
Of the 1 public administration schools in Athens, the largest public administration school, by student population, is University of Georgia. Approximately 66 students graduated in 2010 from University of Georgia with credentials in public administration.
In 2010, 66 students graduated with a public administration degree from one of Athens's public administration schools. Tuition in 2009 at Athens's public administration schools was $18,000 per year for instate students and $36,210 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $960 for public administration related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,046 per year, on average, for room and board at Athens-based public administration schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a public administration professional in Athens, your job prospects are not very good. There were 22,840 public administration professionals working in Georgia and 160 working in the greater Athens area in 2010. The government projects that the number of public administration professionals in Athens will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.