Taft has a total population of 6,400 and a student population of 7,031. Of these students, 7,031 are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
Of the 1 education schools in Taft, the largest education school, by student population, is Taft College. In 2010, Taft College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in education.
If you decide to attend one of Taft's education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $8,406 per year in instate tuition and $13,296 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,545 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a education program in Taft. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,824 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,460.
Many education graduates choose to work as education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Taft, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 29 education professionals in California were working in the greater Taft area. By the year 2018, the number of education professionals is expected to increase by 18% in Taft. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an education professional in Taft is $62,750 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for education professionals.