Charlotte has a total population of 540,828 and a student population of 52,415. Of these students, 24,701 are enrolled in schools that offer public administration programs.
Charlotte's largest public administration school is University of North Carolina at Charlotte. In 2010, University of North Carolina at Charlotte graduated approximately 15 students from its public administration program.
A reported 20 students graduated with credentials in public administration in Charlotte in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Charlotte's public administration schools was $15,827 per year for instate students and $26,439 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for public administration related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,006 per year, on average, for room and board at Charlotte-based public administration schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,527.
If you decide to work as a public administration professional in Charlotte, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 3,950 public administration professionals in North Carolina, 1,060 were working in the greater Charlotte area. Charlotte's public administration professional workforce is projected to decrease by -4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.