Las Cruces has a total population of 74,267 and a student population of 28,575. Of these students, 18,526 are enrolled in schools that offer public administration programs.
Las Cruces's largest public administration school is New Mexico State University-Main Campus. In 2010, New Mexico State University-Main Campus graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in public administration.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a public administration degree in Las Cruces. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,434 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Las Cruces public administration schools was an average of $27,586 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,032 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a public administration program in Las Cruces. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,338 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,908.
If you plan on staying in Las Cruces after graduating from public administration school, you should know that job prospects for public administration professionals in Las Cruces, which is the most popular public administration profession, are good. By the year 2018, the number of public administration professionals is expected to increase by 13% in Las Cruces. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.