Petersburg has a total population of 33,740 and a student population of 7,088. Of these students, 5,366 are enrolled in schools that offer political science programs.
Petersburg's largest political science school is Virginia State University. In 2010, Virginia State University graduated approximately 23 students with credentials in political science.
A reported 23 students graduated with credentials in political science in Petersburg in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Petersburg's political science schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,799 per year in instate tuition and $25,133 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for political science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Petersburg-based political science schools, you will have an added expense of $8,050 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
As a political scientist in Petersburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $61,630 per year. This is lower than the average salary for political scientists in the state.