Salem has a general population of 24,747 and an overall student population of 8,735. Approximately 2,044 of Salem's students are enrolled in schools that offer political science programs.
The largest political science school in Salem, by student population, is Roanoke College. Approximately 18 students graduated in 2010 from Roanoke College with credentials in political science.
A reported 18 students graduated with credentials in political science in Salem in 2010. In 2009 tuition at political science schools in Salem was $29,584 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for political science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,780 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $32,834.
Many political science graduates choose to work as political scientists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Salem, your job prospects are good. The government projects that the number of political scientists in Salem will increase by 26% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for political scientists.