Billings has a total population of 89,847 and a student population of 6,086. Of these students, 3,635 are enrolled in schools that offer public administration programs.
Montana State University-Billings is the largest public administration school in Billings, based on student population. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from Montana State University-Billings with credentials in public administration.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a public administration degree from one of Billings's public administration schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,207 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Billings public administration schools was an average of $25,648 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a public administration program in Billings. And if you live on campus at one of the Billings-based public administration schools, you will have an added expense of $5,310 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in public administration, if you decide to work as a public administration professional in Billings, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 public administration professionals in Montana were working in the greater Billings area. Billings's public administration professional workforce is projected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.