Ann Arbor has a general population of 114,024 and an overall student population of 57,615. Approximately 41,674 of Ann Arbor's students are enrolled in schools that offer public administration programs.
Ann Arbor's largest public administration school is University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. In 2010, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor graduated approximately 159 students with credentials in public administration.
A reported 169 students graduated with credentials in public administration in Ann Arbor in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $23,721 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Ann Arbor public administration schools was an average of $46,999 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,048 for public administration related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Ann Arbor-based public administration schools, you will have an added expense of $9,914 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $16,547.
If you plan on staying in Ann Arbor after graduating from public administration school, you should know that job prospects for public administration professionals in Ann Arbor, which is the most popular public administration profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 16,920 public administration professionals in Michigan. Of these public administration professionals, 420 were working in the greater Ann Arbor area. The number of public administration professionals in Ann Arbor is expected to decrease by -5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.