With an overall population of 69,291 and a student population of 48,301, approximately 42,347 of Bloomington students attend one of Bloomington's schools that offer public administration programs.
Bloomington's largest public administration school is Indiana University-Bloomington. In 2010, Indiana University-Bloomington graduated approximately 640 students from its public administration program.
A total of 641 students graduated with credentials in public administration from public administration schools in Bloomington in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Bloomington's public administration schools was $20,099 per year for instate students and $37,646 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $792 for public administration related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,546 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Bloomington after graduating from public administration school, you should know that job prospects for public administration professionals in Bloomington, which is the most popular public administration profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 91 public administration professionals in Indiana were working in the greater Bloomington area. The number of public administration professionals in Bloomington is expected to decrease by -2% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.