Binghamton has a general population of 47,380 and an overall student population of 21,906. Approximately 14,709 of Binghamton's students are enrolled in schools that offer public administration programs.
Of the 1 public administration schools in Binghamton, the largest public administration school, by student population, is SUNY at Binghamton. In 2010, SUNY at Binghamton graduated approximately 29 students with credentials in public administration.
A reported 31 students graduated with credentials in public administration in Binghamton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,175 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Binghamton public administration schools was an average of $27,075 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a public administration program in Binghamton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,614 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many public administration graduates choose to work as public administration professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Binghamton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 23,870 public administration professionals in New York, 300 were working in the greater Binghamton area. The number of public administration professionals in Binghamton is expected to decrease by -7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.