Galesburg has a total population of 33,706 and a student population of 4,068. Of these students, 1,407 are enrolled in schools that offer history programs.
The largest history school in Galesburg, by student population, is Knox College. In 2010, approximately 18 students graduated from the History program at Knox College.
A reported 18 students graduated with credentials in history in Galesburg in 2010. In 2009 tuition at history schools in Galesburg was $31,911 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $600 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a history program in Galesburg. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,164 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you 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 Galesburg, your job prospects are good. The number of historians in Galesburg is expected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for historians.