Northfield has a total population of 17,147 and a student population of 5,108. Of these students, 3,099 are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
Of the 1 education schools in Northfield, the largest education school, by student population, is St. Olaf College. In 2010, approximately 12 students graduated from the Education program at St. Olaf College.
A total of 18 students graduated with credentials in education from education schools in Northfield in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $35,500 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,200 per year, on average, for room and board at Northfield-based education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in education, if you decide to work as an education professional in Northfield, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 27,100 education professionals in Minnesota, 16,490 were working in the greater Northfield area. The government projects that the number of education professionals in Northfield will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an education professional in Northfield is $54,080 per year, which is higher than the average for education professionals state-wide.