With an overall population of 40,072 and a student population of 5,675, approximately 5,675 of Westfield students attend one of Westfield's schools that offer educational leadership programs.
Of the 1 educational leadership schools in Westfield, the largest educational leadership school, by student population, is Westfield State University. Approximately 7 students graduated in 2010 from Westfield State University with credentials in educational leadership.
A reported 10 students graduated with credentials in educational leadership in Westfield in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Westfield's educational leadership schools was $17,956 per year for instate students and $24,036 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $950 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a educational leadership program in Westfield. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,240 per year, on average, for room and board at Westfield-based educational leadership schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,566.
Many educational leadership graduates choose to work as educational leadership professonals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Westfield, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 10 educational leadership professonals in Massachusetts were working in the greater Westfield area. The government projects that the number of educational leadership professonals in Westfield will decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for educational leadership professonals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an educational leadership professonal in Westfield is $81,000 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for educational leadership professonals.