With an overall population of 75,838 and a student population of 22,941, approximately 12,924 of Wilmington students attend one of Wilmington's schools that offer public administration programs.
Wilmington's largest public administration school is University of North Carolina-Wilmington. Approximately 17 students graduated in 2010 from University of North Carolina-Wilmington with credentials in public administration.
A reported 17 students graduated with credentials in public administration in Wilmington in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,960 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Wilmington public administration schools was an average of $26,842 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $934 for public administration related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,798 per year, on average, for room and board at Wilmington-based public administration schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,687.
After graduating with your credentials in public administration, if you decide to work as a public administration professional in Wilmington, your job prospects are not very good. There were 3,950 public administration professionals working in North Carolina and 80 working in the greater Wilmington area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of public administration professionals is expected to decrease by -4% in Wilmington. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.