With an overall population of 180,150 and a student population of 6,144, approximately 4,952 of Newport News students attend one of Newport News's schools that offer history programs.
The largest history school in Newport News, by student population, is Christopher Newport University. In 2010, Christopher Newport University graduated approximately 61 students from its history program.
In 2010, 61 students graduated with a history degree from one of Newport News's history schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,267 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Newport News history schools was an average of $29,209 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $988 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a history program in Newport News. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,040 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many history graduates choose to work as historians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Newport News, your job prospects are not very good. Newport News's historian workforce is projected to decrease by -15% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for historians.