Roanoke has a total population of 94,911 and a student population of 11,591. Of these students, 1,057 are enrolled in schools that offer political science programs.
The largest political science school in Roanoke, by student population, is Hollins University. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from Hollins University with credentials in political science.
A total of 3 students graduated with credentials in political science from political science schools in Roanoke in 2010. In 2009 tuition at political science schools in Roanoke was $28,115 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for political science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Roanoke-based political science schools, you will have an added expense of $10,040 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 Roanoke, your job prospects are good. The number of political scientists in Roanoke is expected to increase by 26% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for political scientists.