With an overall population of 91,802 and a student population of 16,244, approximately 15,783 of Richardson students attend one of Richardson's schools that offer public administration programs.
Of the 1 public administration schools in Richardson, the largest public administration school, by student population, is The University of Texas at Dallas. Approximately 128 students graduated in 2010 from The University of Texas at Dallas with credentials in public administration.
In 2010, 153 students graduated with a public administration degree in Richardson. If you decide to attend one of Richardson's public administration schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,772 per year in instate tuition and $32,602 per year in out of state tuition.
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 $8,228 per year, on average, for room and board at Richardson-based public administration schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,820.
Many public administration graduates choose to work as public administration professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Richardson, your job prospects are not very good. There were 18,150 public administration professionals working in Texas and 3,870 working in the greater Richardson area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of public administration professionals is expected to increase by 5% in Richardson. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.