Detroit, Michigan has 2 public administration schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in public administration. With an overall population of 951,270 and a student population of 64,350, approximately 37,371 of Detroit students attend one of Detroit's schools that offer public administration programs.
Of the 2 public administration schools in Detroit, the largest public administration school, by student population, is Wayne State University. In 2010, approximately 41 students graduated from the Public Administration program at Wayne State University.
A reported 52 students graduated with credentials in public administration in Detroit in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Detroit's public administration schools was $31,293 per year for instate students and $36,177 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,247 for public administration related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,900 per year, on average, for room and board at Detroit-based public administration schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $24,635.
Many public administration graduates choose to work as public administration professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Detroit, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 16,920 public administration professionals in Michigan, 1,740 were working in the greater Detroit area. The number of public administration professionals in Detroit is expected to decrease by -5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.
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