Williamsburg has a general population of 11,998 and an overall student population of 7,874. Approximately 7,874 of Williamsburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer history programs.
College of William and Mary is the largest history school in Williamsburg, based on student population. In 2010, College of William and Mary graduated approximately 135 students from its history program.
In 2010, 135 students graduated with a history degree from one of Williamsburg's history schools. If you decide to attend one of Williamsburg's history schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,932 per year in instate tuition and $42,096 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,050 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a history program in Williamsburg. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,382 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Williamsburg after graduating from history school, you should know that job prospects for historians in Williamsburg, which is the most popular history profession, are not very good. Williamsburg's historian workforce is projected to decrease by -15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for historians.