Dekalb's largest education school is Northern Illinois University. In 2010, approximately 259 students graduated from the Education program at Northern Illinois University.
A total of 636 students graduated with credentials in education from education schools in Dekalb in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Dekalb's education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $22,700 per year in instate tuition and $30,444 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 for education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,588 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many education graduates choose to work as education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Dekalb, your job prospects are good. Dekalb's education professional workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.