Dekalb's largest history school is Northern Illinois University. In 2010, approximately 137 students graduated from the History program at Northern Illinois University.
A total of 137 students graduated with credentials in history from history schools in Dekalb in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Dekalb's history schools was $22,700 per year for instate students and $30,444 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 for history related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,588 per year, on average, for room and board at Dekalb-based history schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many history graduates choose to work as historians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Dekalb, your job prospects are good. Dekalb's historian workforce is projected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for historians.