Hillsboro has a general population of 2,854 and an overall student population of 640. Approximately 640 of Hillsboro's students are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
Hillsboro's largest education school is Tabor College. Approximately 6 students graduated in 2010 from Tabor College with credentials in education.
A reported 12 students graduated with credentials in education in Hillsboro in 2010. In 2009 tuition at education schools in Hillsboro was $19,660 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $700 for education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,870 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 Hillsboro, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 17,840 education professionals in Kansas. Of these education professionals, 5,750 were working in the greater Hillsboro area. The number of education professionals in Hillsboro is expected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
As an education professional in Hillsboro, you can expect to make an average salary of $39,890 per year. This is lower than the average salary for education professionals in the state.