Americus has a general population of 17,013 and an overall student population of 5,465. Approximately 2,903 of Americus's students are enrolled in schools that offer educational leadership programs.
Of the 1 educational leadership schools in Americus, the largest educational leadership school, by student population, is Georgia Southwestern State University. In 2010, Georgia Southwestern State University graduated approximately 57 students from its educational leadership program.
In 2010, 57 students graduated with an educational leadership degree in Americus. If you decide to attend one of Americus's educational leadership schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,366 per year in instate tuition and $25,882 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for educational leadership related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Americus-based educational leadership schools, you will have an added expense of $5,950 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,430.
After graduating with your credentials in educational leadership, if you decide to work as an educational leadership professonal in Americus, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 7,290 educational leadership professonals in Georgia, 260 were working in the greater Americus area. The government projects that the number of educational leadership professonals in Americus will increase by 24% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for educational leadership professonals.
As an educational leadership professonal in Americus, you can expect to make an average salary of $73,870 per year. This is lower than the average salary for educational leadership professonals in the state.