Portsmouth has a total population of 20,909 and a student population of 8,944. Of these students, 4,300 are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
Portsmouth's largest education school is Shawnee State University. In 2010, Shawnee State University graduated approximately 6 students from its education program.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with an education degree from one of Portsmouth's education schools. Tuition in 2009 at Portsmouth's education schools was $18,350 per year for instate students and $22,694 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,440 for education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,944 per year, on average, for room and board at Portsmouth-based education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an education professional in Portsmouth, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 41,380 education professionals in Ohio. Of these education professionals, 2,310 were working in the greater Portsmouth area. The number of education professionals in Portsmouth is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
As an education professional in Portsmouth, you can expect to make an average salary of $52,050 per year. This is higher than the average salary for education professionals in the state.