With an overall population of 18,816 and a student population of 8,760, approximately 6,453 of Plattsburgh students attend one of Plattsburgh's schools that offer history programs.
SUNY College at Plattsburgh is the largest history school in Plattsburgh, based on student population. In 2010, SUNY College at Plattsburgh graduated approximately 28 students from its history program.
In 2010, 28 students graduated with a history degree from one of Plattsburgh's history schools. Tuition in 2009 at Plattsburgh's history schools was $17,645 per year for instate students and $25,545 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $950 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a history program in Plattsburgh. And if you live on campus at one of the Plattsburgh-based history schools, you will have an added expense of $9,100 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,391.
Many history graduates choose to work as historians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Plattsburgh, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 historians in New York were working in the greater Plattsburgh area. By the year 2018, the number of historians is expected to increase by 4% in Plattsburgh. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for historians.
As a historian in Plattsburgh, you can expect to make an average salary of $27,520 per year. This is lower than the average salary for historians in the state.