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 political science programs.
Newport News's largest political science school is Christopher Newport University. In 2010, Christopher Newport University graduated approximately 87 students with credentials in political science.
In 2010, 87 students graduated with a political science degree from one of Newport News's political science 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 political science 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 political science 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.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a political scientist in Newport News is $66,400 per year, which is higher than the average for political scientists state-wide.