Public Administration in Idaho

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Schools Offering Public Administration Programs in Idaho


Each year, roughly 0.1% of Idaho students graduate with degrees in public administration. In other words, every year an estimated 23 public administration professionals graduate from Idaho's 3 public administration schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Idaho with a public administration program is University of Idaho, which is located in Moscow. In 2010, it was ranked 34th nationwide. 5 students graduated with a degree in public administration from University of Idaho in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Idaho was $5,402 per year.

Boise State University, which is located in Boise, is the second-ranked school in Idaho that has a public administration program. It received a ranking of 42nd in the country in 2010. 22 students graduated with degree in public administration from Boise State University in 2010. The tuition rate at Boise State University was $5,300 per year.

The third-ranked school in Idaho with a public administration program is University of Phoenix-Idaho Campus, which is located in Meridian. In 2010, it was ranked 92nd nationwide. In 2010, 1 students graduated from University of Phoenix-Idaho Campus public administration program. University of Phoenix-Idaho Campus charged in-state students $10,200 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Idaho public administration school, average tuition will be $6,967 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $5,300 per year to $10,200 per year. In 2010, the following Idaho public administration schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. University of Phoenix-Idaho Campus - located in Meridian, students are charged $10,200 per year
  2. University of Idaho - located in Moscow, students are charged $5,402 per year
  3. Boise State University - located in Boise, students are charged $5,300 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Idaho public administration schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Boise State University - located in Boise, students are charged $5,300 per year
  2. University of Idaho - located in Moscow, students are charged $5,402 per year
  3. University of Phoenix-Idaho Campus - located in Meridian, students are charged $10,200 per year

A public administration degree from an Idaho school... what next?

The Idaho counties with the largest populations of public administration professional are:

  1. Ada County - 460 public administration professionals
  2. Blaine County - 200 public administration professionals
  3. Kootenai County - 100 public administration professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 2,700 public administration professionals will be working in Idaho. This would require the number of public administration professional to grow by 10%.

Salary

public administration professionals in Idaho earn $84,863 per year on average. However, Idaho public administration professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $16,340 per year to more than $85,960 per year in 2010. The counties in Idaho with the highest average salary for public administration professionals are:

  1. Benewah County - $140,810 per year
  2. Bannock County - $137,490 per year
  3. Bonneville County - $131,710 per year

On average, public administration professionals earn the least in the following Idaho counties:

  1. Blaine County - $88,960 per year
  2. Kootenai County - $97,395 per year
  3. Ada County - $107,165 per year

On average, the highest paid public administration professionals in Idaho were:

  1. Chief Executive Officer - $130,290 per year
  2. Economic Development Specialist - $68,290 per year
  3. Community Development Planner - $56,010 per year

The public administration professionals with lowest average salaries in Idaho were:

  1. Economic Development Specialist - $68,290 per year
  2. Community Development Planner - $56,010 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Idaho statistics regarding a career in public administration and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as sociology or political science.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration in Idaho
  • Master's Degree in Public Administration in Idaho

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Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,515 miles from location Boise State University Boise ID 58.2803 61% 18,933
7,480 miles from location University of Idaho Moscow ID 66.4145 44% 11,957
7,522 miles from location University of Phoenix-Idaho Campus Meridian ID 7.53316 n/a 471
 

Curious what studying Public Administration gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Idaho

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Chief Executives + 880 $130,290 -79.9%
2
Urban and Regional Planners + 300 $56,010 66.7%
3
Economists + 40 $68,290 -20.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are public administration related jobs in Idaho