With an overall population of 55,515 and a student population of 12,156, approximately 12,156 of Jonesboro students attend one of Jonesboro's schools that offer educational leadership programs.
Jonesboro's largest educational leadership school is Arkansas State University-Main Campus. In 2010, Arkansas State University-Main Campus graduated approximately 256 students with credentials in educational leadership.
In 2010, 306 students graduated with an educational leadership degree from one of Jonesboro's educational leadership schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,226 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Jonesboro educational leadership schools was an average of $25,146 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a educational leadership program in Jonesboro. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,856 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,970.
After graduating with your credentials in educational leadership, if you decide to work as an educational leadership professonal in Jonesboro, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 2,070 educational leadership professonals in Arkansas. Of these educational leadership professonals, 80 were working in the greater Jonesboro area. The number of educational leadership professonals in Jonesboro is expected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for educational leadership professonals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an educational leadership professonal in Jonesboro is $76,850 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for educational leadership professonals.