Bowie has a general population of 50,269 and an overall student population of 5,617. Approximately 5,617 of Bowie's students are enrolled in schools that offer public administration programs.
The largest public administration school in Bowie, by student population, is Bowie State University. In 2010, approximately 27 students graduated from the Public Administration program at Bowie State University.
A total of 27 students graduated with credentials in public administration from public administration schools in Bowie in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,645 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Bowie public administration schools was an average of $29,083 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,800 for public administration related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,135 per year, on average, for room and board at Bowie-based public administration schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,511.
If you plan on staying in Bowie after graduating from public administration school, you should know that job prospects for public administration professionals in Bowie, which is the most popular public administration profession, are not very good. There were 5,830 public administration professionals working in Maryland and 9,880 working in the greater Bowie area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of public administration professionals is expected to decrease by 0% in Bowie. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.