With an overall population of 10,467 and a student population of 19,810, approximately 18,918 of Rochester students attend one of Rochester's schools that offer political science programs.
Oakland University is the largest political science school in Rochester, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 58 students graduated from the Political Science program at Oakland University.
In 2010, 58 students graduated with a political science degree from one of Rochester's political science schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,262 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Rochester political science schools was an average of $30,977 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,107 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a political science program in Rochester. And if you live on campus at one of the Rochester-based political science schools, you will have an added expense of $7,350 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,390.
As a political scientist in Rochester, you can expect to make an average salary of $75,000 per year. This is higher than the average salary for political scientists in the state.