With an overall population of 67,171 and a student population of 22,765, approximately 14,575 of Bellingham students attend one of Bellingham's schools that offer political science programs.
Western Washington University is the largest political science school in Bellingham, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 105 students graduated from the Political Science program at Western Washington University.
In 2010, 105 students graduated with a political science degree in Bellingham. Tuition in 2009 at Bellingham's political science schools was $18,749 per year for instate students and $29,780 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,020 for political science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Bellingham-based political science schools, you will have an added expense of $8,096 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,230.
If you plan on staying in Bellingham after graduating from political science school, you should know that job prospects for political scientists in Bellingham, which is the most popular political science profession, are good. The number of political scientists in Bellingham is expected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for political scientists.