Wichita has a total population of 344,284 and a student population of 24,136. Of these students, 14,601 are enrolled in schools that offer public administration programs.
Of the 1 public administration schools in Wichita, the largest public administration school, by student population, is Wichita State University. Approximately 40 students graduated in 2010 from Wichita State University with credentials in public administration.
A reported 40 students graduated with credentials in public administration in Wichita in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,051 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Wichita public administration schools was an average of $23,085 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $950 for public administration related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,350 per year, on average, for room and board at Wichita-based public administration schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in public administration, if you decide to work as a public administration professional in Wichita, your job prospects are not very good. There were 9,070 public administration professionals working in Kansas and 980 working in the greater Wichita area in 2010. Wichita's public administration professional workforce is projected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.