Tuscaloosa has a total population of 77,906 and a student population of 35,548. Of these students, 28,699 are enrolled in schools that offer sociology programs.
The University of Alabama is the largest sociology school in Tuscaloosa, based on student population. In 2010, The University of Alabama graduated approximately 0 students from its sociology program.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,565 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Tuscaloosa sociology schools was an average of $33,765 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a sociology program in Tuscaloosa. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,894 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 Tuscaloosa after graduating from sociology school, you should know that job prospects for sociologists in Tuscaloosa, which is the most popular sociology profession, are average. The government projects that the number of sociologists in Tuscaloosa will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for sociologists.