There are 2 political science schools in Madison, Wisconsin. Madison has a total population of 208,054 and a student population of 79,229. Of these students, 44,203 are enrolled in schools that offer political science programs.
Of the 2 political science schools in Madison, the largest political science school, by student population, is University of Wisconsin-Madison. In 2010, University of Wisconsin-Madison graduated approximately 327 students from its political science program.
A reported 335 students graduated with credentials in political science in Madison in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,989 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Madison political science schools was an average of $33,363 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $920 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a political science program in Madison. And if you live on campus at one of the Madison-based political science schools, you will have an added expense of $7,129 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $18,451.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a political scientist in Madison is $79,990 per year, which is higher than the average for political scientists state-wide.