Fitchburg has a total population of 39,102 and a student population of 7,119. Of these students, 7,043 are enrolled in schools that offer sociology programs.
Of the 1 sociology schools in Fitchburg, the largest sociology school, by student population, is Fitchburg State University. In 2010, Fitchburg State University graduated approximately 11 students with credentials in sociology.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a sociology degree from one of Fitchburg's sociology schools. Tuition in 2009 at Fitchburg's sociology schools was $17,420 per year for instate students and $23,500 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for sociology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,870 per year, on average, for room and board at Fitchburg-based sociology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,200.
If you plan on staying in Fitchburg after graduating from sociology school, you should know that job prospects for sociologists in Fitchburg, which is the most popular sociology profession, are good. The number of sociologists in Fitchburg is expected to increase by 25% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for sociologists.