College Park has a total population of 24,657 and a student population of 37,195. Of these students, 37,195 are enrolled in schools that offer public administration programs.
Of the 1 public administration schools in College Park, the largest public administration school, by student population, is University of Maryland-College Park. In 2010, University of Maryland-College Park graduated approximately 139 students with credentials in public administration.
A reported 139 students graduated with credentials in public administration in College Park in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,677 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all College Park public administration schools was an average of $37,614 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,025 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a public administration program in College Park. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,575 per year, on average, for room and board at College Park-based public administration schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,102.
If you decide to work as a public administration professional in College Park, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 5,830 public administration professionals in Maryland. Of these public administration professionals, 9,880 were working in the greater College Park area. College Park's public administration professional workforce is projected to decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.