With an overall population of 85,403 and a student population of 31,885, approximately 6,036 of Trenton students attend one of Trenton's schools that offer public administration programs.
Trenton's largest public administration school is Rider University. Approximately 27 students graduated in 2010 from Rider University with credentials in public administration.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with a public administration degree from one of Trenton's public administration schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $29,060 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a public administration program in Trenton. And if you live on campus at one of the Trenton-based public administration schools, you will have an added expense of $10,720 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $33,060.
If you plan on staying in Trenton after graduating from public administration school, you should know that job prospects for public administration professionals in Trenton, which is the most popular public administration profession, are not very good. There were 1,800 public administration professionals working in New Jersey and 140 working in the greater Trenton area in 2010. The number of public administration professionals in Trenton is expected to decrease by -9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.