With an overall population of 35,349 and a student population of 11,861, approximately 10,801 of Cape Girardeau students attend one of Cape Girardeau's schools that offer education programs.
Southeast Missouri State University is the largest education school in Cape Girardeau, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 93 students graduated from the Education program at Southeast Missouri State University.
A total of 220 students graduated with credentials in education from education schools in Cape Girardeau in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Cape Girardeau's education schools was $16,435 per year for instate students and $21,070 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $447 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a education program in Cape Girardeau. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,358 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an education professional in Cape Girardeau, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 25 education professionals in Missouri were working in the greater Cape Girardeau area. Cape Girardeau's education professional workforce is projected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an education professional in Cape Girardeau is $36,860 per year, which is higher than the average for education professionals state-wide.