With an overall population of 21,498 and a student population of 32,304, approximately 32,067 of Fairfax students attend one of Fairfax's schools that offer liberal arts programs.
Of the 1 liberal arts schools in Fairfax, the largest liberal arts school, by student population, is George Mason University. In 2010, approximately 115 students graduated from the Liberal Arts program at George Mason University.
In 2010, 210 students graduated with a liberal arts degree from one of Fairfax's liberal arts schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,314 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Fairfax liberal arts schools was an average of $35,298 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a liberal arts program in Fairfax. And if you live on campus at one of the Fairfax-based liberal arts schools, you will have an added expense of $7,700 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,024.
As a liberal arts professional in Fairfax, you can expect to make an average salary of $60,410 per year. This is higher than the average salary for liberal arts professionals in the state.