With an overall population of 29,287 and a student population of 27,527, approximately 20,633 of Ithaca students attend one of Ithaca's schools that offer public administration programs.
Cornell University is the largest public administration school in Ithaca, based on student population. Approximately 68 students graduated in 2010 from Cornell University with credentials in public administration.
A total of 132 students graduated with credentials in public administration from public administration schools in Ithaca in 2010. In 2009 tuition at public administration schools in Ithaca was $37,954 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $760 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a public administration program in Ithaca. And if you live on campus at one of the Ithaca-based public administration schools, you will have an added expense of $12,160 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $40,254.
After graduating with your credentials in public administration, if you decide to work as a public administration professional in Ithaca, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 95 public administration professionals in New York were working in the greater Ithaca area. By the year 2018, the number of public administration professionals is expected to decrease by -7% in Ithaca. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.