River Forest has a total population of 11,635 and a student population of 8,958. Of these students, 5,049 are enrolled in schools that offer public administration programs.
Concordia University is the largest public administration school in River Forest, based on student population. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Concordia University with credentials in public administration.
In 2009 tuition at public administration schools in River Forest was $23,455 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a public administration program in River Forest. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,700 per year, on average, for room and board at River Forest-based public administration schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $26,355.
Many public administration graduates choose to work as public administration professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in River Forest, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 public administration professionals in Illinois were working in the greater River Forest area. River Forest's public administration professional workforce is projected to decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.