River Falls has a total population of 12,560 and a student population of 6,728. Of these students, 6,728 are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
University of Wisconsin-River Falls is the largest education school in River Falls, based on student population. In 2010, University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduated approximately 81 students from its education program.
In 2010, 229 students graduated with an education degree in River Falls. If you decide to attend one of River Falls's education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,149 per year in instate tuition and $22,722 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $330 for education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,330 per year, on average, for room and board at River Falls-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 River Falls, your job prospects are not very good. There were 32,380 education professionals working in Wisconsin and 16,490 working in the greater River Falls area in 2010. River Falls's education professional workforce is projected to increase by 4% 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 River Falls is $54,080 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for education professionals.