Scranton has a total population of 76,415 and a student population of 13,032. Of these students, 3,471 are enrolled in schools that offer public administration programs.
Of the 1 public administration schools in Scranton, the largest public administration school, by student population, is Marywood University. In 2010, Marywood University graduated approximately 6 students from its public administration program.
A total of 6 students graduated with credentials in public administration from public administration schools in Scranton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,270 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a public administration program in Scranton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,498 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $30,870.
After graduating with your credentials in public administration, if you decide to work as a public administration professional in Scranton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 17,550 public administration professionals in Pennsylvania. Of these public administration professionals, 540 were working in the greater Scranton area. The number of public administration professionals in Scranton is expected to decrease by -8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.