With an overall population of 18,740 and a student population of 7,322, approximately 7,322 of Cortland students attend one of Cortland's schools that offer history programs.
Cortland's largest history school is SUNY College at Cortland. In 2010, SUNY College at Cortland graduated approximately 38 students with credentials in history.
A reported 38 students graduated with credentials in history in Cortland in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Cortland's history schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,575 per year in instate tuition and $27,475 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for history related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,030 per year, on average, for room and board at Cortland-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 Cortland, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 550 historians in New York, 40 were working in the greater Cortland area. Cortland's historian workforce is projected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for historians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a historian in Cortland is $27,750 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for historians.