There are schools offering history degrees in Virginia!
Schools Offering History Programs in Virginia
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The top-ranked school in Virginia with a history program is University of Virginia-Main Campus, which is located in Charlottesville. In 2010, it was ranked 10th nationwide. In 2010, University of Virginia-Main Campus graduated 255 students from its history program. The tuition rate at University of Virginia-Main Campus was $10,828 per year.
The second-ranked school in Virginia that has a history program is College of William and Mary. College of William and Mary, which was ranked 16th in the country in 2010, is located in Williamsburg. In 2010, 135 students graduated from College of William and Mary history program. Students at College of William and Mary paid $12,188 per year in tuition fees.
Washington and Lee University, which was ranked 16th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Virginia that has a history program. It is located in Lexington. In 2010, 23 students graduated from Washington and Lee University history program. The tuition rate at Washington and Lee University was $40,387 per year.
If you are hoping to attend one of Virginia's history schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $19,680 per year, though tuition can range from $41,610 per year to $6,214 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Virginia history schools were charged at the following schools:
- University of Richmond - located in University Of Richmond, students are charged $41,610 per year
- Washington and Lee University - located in Lexington, students are charged $40,387 per year
- Hampden-Sydney College - located in Hampden Sydney, students are charged $32,489 per year
The history schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Virginia were:
- Old Dominion University - located in Norfolk, students are charged $6,214 per year
- Norfolk State University - located in Norfolk, students are charged $6,327 per year
- Virginia State University - located in Petersburg, students are charged $6,570 per year
A history degree from a Virginia school... what next?
Most people who graduate from history school in Virginia go on to work as a historian. If you decide to work as a historian in Virginia, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 140 Virginia historians as of 2010. The Virginia counties with the largest populations of historians are:
The government projects that by 2018, the number of historians in the state of Virginia will shrink to 130. This would require a -15% decline in the profession.
On average, a historian earns a salary of $72,100 per year in Virginia state.
Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Virginia statistics regarding a career in history and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as political science or history.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Bachelor's Degree in History in Virginia
- Master's Degree in History in Virginia
- Doctoral Degree in History in Virginia
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|5,631 miles from location||Liberty University||Lynchburg||VA||25.2255||n/a||46,312|
|5,539 miles from location||Virginia Commonwealth University||Richmond||VA||67.5826||36%||32,172|
|5,543 miles from location||George Mason University||Fairfax||VA||38.2292||31%||32,067|
|5,698 miles from location||Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University||Blacksburg||VA||81.4386||36%||30,870|
|5,601 miles from location||University of Virginia-Main Campus||Charlottesville||VA||89.7774||48%||24,355|
|5,470 miles from location||Old Dominion University||Norfolk||VA||32.4015||39%||24,013|
|5,624 miles from location||James Madison University||Harrisonburg||VA||79.9166||63%||18,971|
|5,704 miles from location||Radford University||Radford||VA||30.9064||33%||8,878|
|5,496 miles from location||College of William and Mary||Williamsburg||VA||84.4734||34%||7,874|
|5,467 miles from location||Norfolk State University||Norfolk||VA||22.114||36%||6,993|
|5,474 miles from location||Hampton University||Hampton||VA||23.6588||n/a||5,402|
|5,547 miles from location||University of Mary Washington||Fredericksburg||VA||71.3619||27%||5,381|
|5,534 miles from location||Virginia State University||Petersburg||VA||51.9898||30%||5,366|
|5,482 miles from location||Christopher Newport University||Newport News||VA||29.8333||27%||4,952|
|5,588 miles from location||Longwood University||Farmville||VA||29.7314||34%||4,832|
|5,544 miles from location||University of Richmond||University Of Richmond||VA||77.8979||30%||4,344|
|5,592 miles from location||Shenandoah University||Winchester||VA||58.7782||36%||3,619|
|5,534 miles from location||Marymount University||Arlington||VA||56.6943||26%||3,480|
|5,632 miles from location||Lynchburg College||Lynchburg||VA||60.3836||19%||2,589|
|5,649 miles from location||Washington and Lee University||Lexington||VA||83.5175||40%||2,153|
|5,679 miles from location||Roanoke College||Salem||VA||62.4067||20%||2,044|
|5,824 miles from location||The University of Virginia's College at Wise||Wise||VA||56.2391||43%||2,015|
|5,632 miles from location||Mary Baldwin College||Staunton||VA||52.7593||17%||1,782|
|5,539 miles from location||Virginia Union University||Richmond||VA||15.8502||n/a||1,691|
|5,628 miles from location||Bridgewater College||Bridgewater||VA||25.9461||18%||1,590|
|5,624 miles from location||Eastern Mennonite University||Harrisonburg||VA||63.8285||40%||1,525|
|5,649 miles from location||Virginia Military Institute||Lexington||VA||69.4491||52%||1,500|
|5,674 miles from location||Ferrum College||Ferrum||VA||18.5349||28%||1,425|
|5,463 miles from location||Virginia Wesleyan College||Norfolk||VA||52.9678||31%||1,336|
|5,542 miles from location||Randolph-Macon College||Ashland||VA||61.0369||14%||1,246|
|5,591 miles from location||Hampden-Sydney College||Hampden Sydney||VA||63.3487||23%||1,068|
|5,673 miles from location||Hollins University||Roanoke||VA||64.4306||32%||1,057|
|5,773 miles from location||Emory and Henry College||Emory||VA||59.2251||31%||1,002|
|5,638 miles from location||Averett University||Danville||VA||28.3991||87%||917|
|5,627 miles from location||Sweet Briar College||Sweet Briar||VA||61.8591||33%||756|
|5,744 miles from location||Bluefield College||Bluefield||VA||22.6007||58%||753|
|5,644 miles from location||Southern Virginia University||Buena Vista||VA||49.6776||40%||641|
|5,791 miles from location||Virginia Intermont College||Bristol||VA||31.2762||20%||577|
|5,631 miles from location||Randolph College||Lynchburg||VA||27.7846||16%||500|
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