Mankato has a total population of 32,427 and a student population of 19,692. Of these students, 14,955 are enrolled in schools that offer public administration programs.
Minnesota State University-Mankato is the largest public administration school in Mankato, based on student population. In 2010, Minnesota State University-Mankato graduated approximately 17 students from its public administration program.
In 2010, 17 students graduated with a public administration degree in Mankato. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,601 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Mankato public administration schools was an average of $22,033 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $856 for public administration related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Mankato-based public administration schools, you will have an added expense of $6,322 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,777.
If you decide to work as a public administration professional in Mankato, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 5,190 public administration professionals in Minnesota. Of these public administration professionals, 360 were working in the greater Mankato area. By the year 2018, the number of public administration professionals is expected to decrease by -3% in Mankato. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.