Camden has a general population of 79,904 and an overall student population of 5,828. Approximately 5,781 of Camden's students are enrolled in schools that offer public administration programs.
Rutgers University-Camden is the largest public administration school in Camden, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 54 students graduated from the Public Administration program at Rutgers University-Camden.
A total of 54 students graduated with credentials in public administration from public administration schools in Camden in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,262 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Camden public administration schools was an average of $35,894 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,431 for public administration related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,788 per year, on average, for room and board at Camden-based public administration schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,973.
If you plan on staying in Camden after graduating from public administration school, you should know that job prospects for public administration professionals in Camden, which is the most popular public administration profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,650 public administration professionals in New Jersey, 350 were working in the greater Camden area. By the year 2018, the number of public administration professionals is expected to decrease by -8% in Camden. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.