Anchorage has a general population of 260,283 and an overall student population of 19,599. Approximately 17,276 of Anchorage's students are enrolled in schools that offer educational leadership programs.
The largest educational leadership school in Anchorage, by student population, is University of Alaska Anchorage. In 2010, approximately 51 students graduated from the Educational Leadership program at University of Alaska Anchorage.
In 2010, 74 students graduated with an educational leadership degree in Anchorage. Tuition in 2009 at Anchorage's educational leadership schools was $16,604 per year for instate students and $26,504 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,154 for educational leadership related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,430 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,542.
Many educational leadership graduates choose to work as educational leadership professonals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Anchorage, your job prospects are not very good. The number of educational leadership professonals in Anchorage is expected to decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for educational leadership professonals.