Willimantic has a total population of 15,823 and a student population of 5,624. Of these students, 5,610 are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
Eastern Connecticut State University is the largest education school in Willimantic, based on student population. In 2010, Eastern Connecticut State University graduated approximately 34 students from its education program.
A reported 110 students graduated with credentials in education in Willimantic in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Willimantic's education schools was $18,805 per year for instate students and $29,246 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,412 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a education program in Willimantic. And if you live on campus at one of the Willimantic-based education schools, you will have an added expense of $9,580 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,469.
Many education graduates choose to work as education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Willimantic, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 17,650 education professionals in Connecticut, 380 were working in the greater Willimantic area. The number of education professionals in Willimantic is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. 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 Willimantic is $58,930 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for education professionals.