Lubbock has a total population of 199,564 and a student population of 36,271. Of these students, 30,049 are enrolled in schools that offer political science programs.
Of the 1 political science schools in Lubbock, the largest political science school, by student population, is Texas Tech University. In 2010, Texas Tech University graduated approximately 102 students from its political science program.
In 2010, 102 students graduated with a political science degree from one of Lubbock's political science schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,288 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Lubbock political science schools was an average of $24,936 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for political science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,805 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in political science, if you decide to work as a political scientist in Lubbock, your job prospects are good. By the year 2018, the number of political scientists is expected to increase by 27% in Lubbock. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for political scientists.