Bristol has a general population of 22,469 and an overall student population of 4,587. Approximately 4,587 of Bristol's students are enrolled in schools that offer public administration programs.
Of the 1 public administration schools in Bristol, the largest public administration school, by student population, is Roger Williams University. In 2010, approximately 39 students graduated from the Public Administration program at Roger Williams University.
In 2010, 39 students graduated with a public administration degree from one of Bristol's public administration schools. If you decide to attend a public administration school in Bristol, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $28,700.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for public administration related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,290 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $31,650.
Many public administration graduates choose to work as public administration professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bristol, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,180 public administration professionals in Rhode Island, 1,570 were working in the greater Bristol area. By the year 2018, the number of public administration professionals is expected to decrease by -3% in Bristol. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.