Aurora has a general population of 142,990 and an overall student population of 4,508. Approximately 4,355 of Aurora's students are enrolled in schools that offer educational leadership programs.
Aurora University is the largest educational leadership school in Aurora, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 243 students graduated from the Educational Leadership program at Aurora University.
A total of 252 students graduated with credentials in educational leadership from educational leadership schools in Aurora in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,200 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for educational leadership related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,450 per year, on average, for room and board at Aurora-based educational leadership schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,078.
Many educational leadership graduates choose to work as educational leadership professonals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Aurora, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 11,570 educational leadership professonals in Illinois, 7,400 were working in the greater Aurora area. Aurora's educational leadership professonal workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for educational leadership professonals.