With an overall population of 448,607 and a student population of 58,917, approximately 27,241 of Albuquerque students attend one of Albuquerque's schools that offer public administration programs.
University of New Mexico-Main Campus is the largest public administration school in Albuquerque, based on student population. In 2010, University of New Mexico-Main Campus graduated approximately 32 students with credentials in public administration.
In 2010, 32 students graduated with a public administration degree from one of Albuquerque's public administration schools. Tuition in 2009 at Albuquerque's public administration schools was $17,197 per year for instate students and $29,350 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $920 for public administration related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,738 per year, on average, for room and board at Albuquerque-based public administration schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,451.
If you plan on staying in Albuquerque after graduating from public administration school, you should know that job prospects for public administration professionals in Albuquerque, which is the most popular public administration profession, are good. There were 340 public administration professionals working in New Mexico and 70 working in the greater Albuquerque area in 2010. The government projects that the number of public administration professionals in Albuquerque will increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.
As a public administration professional in Albuquerque, you can expect to make an average salary of $16,970 per year. This is lower than the average salary for public administration professionals in the state.