Tuscaloosa has a total population of 77,906 and a student population of 35,548. Of these students, 28,699 are enrolled in schools that offer educational leadership programs.
The largest educational leadership school in Tuscaloosa, by student population, is The University of Alabama. Approximately 24 students graduated in 2010 from The University of Alabama with credentials in educational leadership.
In 2010, 79 students graduated with an educational leadership degree from one of Tuscaloosa's educational leadership schools. If you decide to attend one of Tuscaloosa's educational leadership schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,565 per year in instate tuition and $33,765 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a educational leadership program in Tuscaloosa. And if you live on campus at one of the Tuscaloosa-based educational leadership schools, you will have an added expense of $6,894 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many educational leadership graduates choose to work as educational leadership professonals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Tuscaloosa, your job prospects are average. There were 3,230 educational leadership professonals working in Alabama and 330 working in the greater Tuscaloosa area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of educational leadership professonals is expected to increase by 8% in Tuscaloosa. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for educational leadership professonals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an educational leadership professonal in Tuscaloosa is $77,800 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for educational leadership professonals.