With an overall population of 7,741 and a student population of 5,649, approximately 5,649 of Monmouth students attend one of Monmouth's schools that offer education programs.
The largest education school in Monmouth, by student population, is Western Oregon University. In 2010, Western Oregon University graduated approximately 129 students from its education program.
A reported 487 students graduated with credentials in education in Monmouth in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Monmouth's education schools was $18,981 per year for instate students and $30,036 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,125 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a education program in Monmouth. And if you live on campus at one of the Monmouth-based education schools, you will have an added expense of $8,116 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,773.
Many education graduates choose to work as education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Monmouth, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 10 education professionals in Oregon were working in the greater Monmouth area. Monmouth's education professional workforce is projected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an education professional in Monmouth is $48,010 per year, which is lower than the average for education professionals state-wide.