Charleston has a general population of 21,039 and an overall student population of 11,966. Approximately 11,966 of Charleston's students are enrolled in schools that offer history programs.
The largest history school in Charleston, by student population, is Eastern Illinois University. In 2010, approximately 77 students graduated from the History program at Eastern Illinois University.
In 2010, 77 students graduated with a history degree in Charleston. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,877 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Charleston history schools was an average of $34,217 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $120 for history related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,078 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a historian in Charleston, your job prospects are good. By the year 2018, the number of historians is expected to increase by 12% in Charleston. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for historians.