East Lansing has a total population of 46,525 and a student population of 47,344. Of these students, 47,071 are enrolled in schools that offer public administration programs.
The largest public administration school in East Lansing, by student population, is Michigan State University. In 2010, Michigan State University graduated approximately 17 students from its public administration program.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with a public administration degree in East Lansing. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,994 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all East Lansing public administration schools was an average of $37,457 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $962 for public administration related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the East Lansing-based public administration schools, you will have an added expense of $7,394 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a public administration professional in East Lansing, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 16,920 public administration professionals in Michigan. Of these public administration professionals, 500 were working in the greater East Lansing area. East Lansing's public administration professional workforce is projected to decrease by -5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.