Oakdale has a general population of 8,075 and an overall student population of 5,532. Approximately 5,532 of Oakdale's students are enrolled in schools that offer history programs.
Dowling College is the largest history school in Oakdale, based on student population. In 2010, Dowling College graduated approximately 12 students from its history program.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a history degree from one of Oakdale's history schools. If you decide to attend a history school in Oakdale, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $22,850.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for history related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,200 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $26,950.
Many history graduates choose to work as historians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Oakdale, your job prospects are not very good. The government projects that the number of historians in Oakdale will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for historians.