Houghton has a general population of 1,748 and an overall student population of 1,336. Approximately 1,336 of Houghton's students are enrolled in schools that offer history programs.
Houghton College is the largest history school in Houghton, based on student population. In 2010, Houghton College graduated approximately 10 students with credentials in history.
A total of 10 students graduated with credentials in history from history schools in Houghton in 2010. If you decide to attend a history school in Houghton, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $24,440.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for history related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Houghton-based history schools, you will have an added expense of $7,000 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,340.
If you decide to work as a historian in Houghton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 550 historians in New York. Of these historians, 80 were working in the greater Houghton area. Houghton's historian workforce is projected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for historians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a historian in Houghton is $30,790 per year, which is higher than the average for historians state-wide.