With an overall population of 173,890 and a student population of 43,565, approximately 29,934 of Knoxville students attend one of Knoxville's schools that offer public administration programs.
Of the 1 public administration schools in Knoxville, the largest public administration school, by student population, is The University of Tennessee. In 2010, The University of Tennessee graduated approximately 25 students from its public administration program.
In 2010, 25 students graduated with a public administration degree in Knoxville. If you decide to attend one of Knoxville's public administration schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,780 per year in instate tuition and $36,098 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,366 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a public administration program in Knoxville. And if you live on campus at one of the Knoxville-based public administration schools, you will have an added expense of $7,200 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a public administration professional in Knoxville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 14,290 public administration professionals in Tennessee, 1,420 were working in the greater Knoxville area. By the year 2018, the number of public administration professionals is expected to decrease by -5% in Knoxville. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.