Troy has a total population of 49,170 and a student population of 21,055. Of these students, 749 are enrolled in schools that offer history programs.
Of the 1 history schools in Troy, the largest history school, by student population, is The Sage Colleges. In 2010, The Sage Colleges graduated approximately 5 students from its history program.
A total of 5 students graduated with credentials in history from history schools in Troy in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $27,790 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a history program in Troy. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,670 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $31,790.
If you plan on staying in Troy after graduating from history school, you should know that job prospects for historians in Troy, which is the most popular history profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 550 historians in New York. Of these historians, 50 were working in the greater Troy area. By the year 2018, the number of historians is expected to increase by 4% in Troy. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for historians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a historian in Troy is $29,250 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for historians.