Arlington has a general population of 189,453 and an overall student population of 4,947. Approximately 3,480 of Arlington's students are enrolled in schools that offer history programs.
Arlington's largest history school is Marymount University. In 2010, approximately 16 students graduated from the History program at Marymount University.
A total of 16 students graduated with credentials in history from history schools in Arlington in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,620 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a history program in Arlington. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,745 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $25,070.
Many history graduates choose to work as historians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Arlington, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 150 historians in Virginia, 550 were working in the greater Arlington area. The government projects that the number of historians in Arlington will decrease by -15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for historians.
As a historian in Arlington, you can expect to make an average salary of $80,820 per year. This is higher than the average salary for historians in the state.