Charlottesville has a total population of 45,049 and a student population of 29,814. Of these students, 24,355 are enrolled in schools that offer political science programs.
Of the 1 political science schools in Charlottesville, the largest political science school, by student population, is University of Virginia-Main Campus. In 2010, approximately 124 students graduated from the Political Science program at University of Virginia-Main Campus.
In 2010, 124 students graduated with a political science degree from one of Charlottesville's political science schools. If you decide to attend one of Charlottesville's political science schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,142 per year in instate tuition and $43,142 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,150 for political science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,290 per year, on average, for room and board at Charlottesville-based political science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many political science graduates choose to work as political scientists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Charlottesville, your job prospects are good. By the year 2018, the number of political scientists is expected to increase by 26% in Charlottesville. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for political scientists.