With an overall population of 4,925 and a student population of 619, approximately 619 of Walnut Ridge students attend one of Walnut Ridge's schools that offer education programs.
Of the 1 education schools in Walnut Ridge, the largest education school, by student population, is Williams Baptist College. Approximately 7 students graduated in 2010 from Williams Baptist College with credentials in education.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with an education degree from one of Walnut Ridge's education schools. In 2009 tuition at education schools in Walnut Ridge was $11,400 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,054 for education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,200 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $15,654.
Many education graduates choose to work as education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Walnut Ridge, your job prospects are good. There were 11,010 education professionals working in Arkansas and 1,770 working in the greater Walnut Ridge area in 2010. The number of education professionals in Walnut Ridge is expected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
As an education professional in Walnut Ridge, you can expect to make an average salary of $40,410 per year. This is lower than the average salary for education professionals in the state.