Buena Vista has a general population of 6,349 and an overall student population of 641. Approximately 641 of Buena Vista's students are enrolled in schools that offer political science programs.
Of the 1 political science schools in Buena Vista, the largest political science school, by student population, is Southern Virginia University. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from Southern Virginia University with credentials in political science.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a political science degree from one of Buena Vista's political science schools. If you decide to attend a political science school in Buena Vista, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $17,000.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for political science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,050 per year, on average, for room and board at Buena Vista-based political science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a political scientist in Buena Vista, your job prospects are good. The number of political scientists in Buena Vista is expected to increase by 26% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for political scientists.