Lexington has a general population of 6,867 and an overall student population of 3,653. Approximately 2,153 of Lexington's students are enrolled in schools that offer political science programs.
The largest political science school in Lexington, by student population, is Washington and Lee University. In 2010, Washington and Lee University graduated approximately 33 students from its political science program.
In 2010, 33 students graduated with a political science degree from one of Lexington's political science schools. In 2009 tuition at political science schools in Lexington was $38,877 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,650 for political science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Lexington-based political science schools, you will have an added expense of $8,755 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a political scientist in Lexington, your job prospects are good. By the year 2018, the number of political scientists is expected to increase by 26% in Lexington. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for political scientists.