Little Rock has a general population of 183,133 and an overall student population of 20,000. Approximately 13,132 of Little Rock's students are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
The largest education school in Little Rock, by student population, is University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Approximately 39 students graduated in 2010 from University of Arkansas at Little Rock with credentials in education.
In 2010, 108 students graduated with an education degree in Little Rock. If you decide to attend one of Little Rock's education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,498 per year in instate tuition and $29,958 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a education program in Little Rock. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,100 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,009.
If you plan on staying in Little Rock after graduating from education school, you should know that job prospects for education professionals in Little Rock, which is the most popular education profession, are good. In 2010, there were 11,010 education professionals in Arkansas. Of these education professionals, 2,670 were working in the greater Little Rock area. By the year 2018, the number of education professionals is expected to increase by 27% in Little Rock. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
As an education professional in Little Rock, you can expect to make an average salary of $45,380 per year. This is higher than the average salary for education professionals in the state.