Madison has a total population of 208,054 and a student population of 79,229. Of these students, 41,654 are enrolled in schools that offer public administration programs.
Madison's largest public administration school is University of Wisconsin-Madison. In 2010, University of Wisconsin-Madison graduated approximately 32 students with credentials in public administration.
A reported 32 students graduated with credentials in public administration in Madison in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Madison's public administration schools was $20,187 per year for instate students and $34,936 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,040 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a public administration program in Madison. And if you live on campus at one of the Madison-based public administration schools, you will have an added expense of $7,157 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,860.
If you decide to work as a public administration professional in Madison, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 7,810 public administration professionals in Wisconsin. Of these public administration professionals, 590 were working in the greater Madison area. By the year 2018, the number of public administration professionals is expected to decrease by -7% in Madison. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.