Fairfax has a total population of 21,498 and a student population of 32,304. Of these students, 32,067 are enrolled in schools that offer history programs.
Of the 1 history schools in Fairfax, the largest history school, by student population, is George Mason University. Approximately 200 students graduated in 2010 from George Mason University with credentials in history.
A reported 200 students graduated with credentials in history in Fairfax in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Fairfax's history schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,314 per year in instate tuition and $35,298 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for history related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,700 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,024.
After graduating with your credentials in history, if you decide to work as a historian in Fairfax, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 150 historians in Virginia, 550 were working in the greater Fairfax area. By the year 2018, the number of historians is expected to decrease by -15% in Fairfax. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for historians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a historian in Fairfax is $80,820 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for historians.