If you are interested in pursuing history, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 history schools in Oneonta, New York. Oneonta has a total population of 13,292 and a student population of 7,412. Of these students, 7,363 are enrolled in schools that offer history programs.
Of the 2 history schools in Oneonta, the largest history school, by student population, is SUNY College at Oneonta. In 2010, approximately 37 students graduated from the History program at SUNY College at Oneonta.
A reported 72 students graduated with credentials in history in Oneonta in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $30,999 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Oneonta history schools was an average of $34,949 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $850 for history related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Oneonta-based history schools, you will have an added expense of $8,988 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,461.
If you plan on staying in Oneonta after graduating from history school, you should know that job prospects for historians in Oneonta, which is the most popular history profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 550 historians in New York, 40 were working in the greater Oneonta area. Oneonta'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 Oneonta is $27,750 per year, which is lower than the average for historians state-wide.