With an overall population of 29,871 and a student population of 18,858, approximately 6,179 of Poughkeepsie students attend one of Poughkeepsie's schools that offer public administration programs.
Marist College is the largest public administration school in Poughkeepsie, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 93 students graduated from the Public Administration program at Marist College.
In 2010, 93 students graduated with a public administration degree from one of Poughkeepsie's public administration schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,605 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,350 for public administration related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Poughkeepsie-based public administration schools, you will have an added expense of $11,225 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $30,095.
If you decide to work as a public administration professional in Poughkeepsie, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 19 public administration professionals in New York were working in the greater Poughkeepsie area. Poughkeepsie's public administration professional workforce is projected to decrease by -7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.