Great Bend has a total population of 15,345 and a student population of 4,237. Of these students, 4,237 are enrolled in schools that offer public administration programs.
The largest public administration school in Great Bend, by student population, is Barton County Community College. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Public Administration program at Barton County Community College.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,006 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Great Bend public administration schools was an average of $14,552 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,036 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a public administration program in Great Bend. And if you live on campus at one of the Great Bend-based public administration schools, you will have an added expense of $7,341 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,665.
If you decide to work as a public administration professional in Great Bend, your job prospects are not very good. There were 9,070 public administration professionals working in Kansas and 1,530 working in the greater Great Bend area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of public administration professionals is expected to decrease by -1% in Great Bend. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.