Harrisonburg has a total population of 40,468 and a student population of 20,496. Of these students, 18,971 are enrolled in schools that offer political science programs.
The largest political science school in Harrisonburg, by student population, is James Madison University. In 2010, James Madison University graduated approximately 122 students with credentials in political science.
In 2010, 122 students graduated with a political science degree in Harrisonburg. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,302 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Harrisonburg political science schools was an average of $31,434 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $876 for political science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,690 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Harrisonburg after graduating from political science school, you should know that job prospects for political scientists in Harrisonburg, which is the most popular political science profession, are good. The government projects that the number of political scientists in Harrisonburg will increase by 26% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for political scientists.