Fairbanks has a total population of 30,224 and a student population of 9,137. Of these students, 9,137 are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
The largest education school in Fairbanks, by student population, is University of Alaska Fairbanks. In 2010, University of Alaska Fairbanks graduated approximately 19 students from its education program.
A total of 62 students graduated with credentials in education from education schools in Fairbanks in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Fairbanks's education schools was $15,742 per year for instate students and $25,822 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a education program in Fairbanks. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,802 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,308.
After graduating with your credentials in education, if you decide to work as an education professional in Fairbanks, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 380 education professionals in Alaska, 30 were working in the greater Fairbanks area. Fairbanks's education professional workforce is projected to decrease by 0% 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 Fairbanks is $56,180 per year, which is higher than the average for education professionals state-wide.
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