Augusta has a total population of 195,182 and a student population of 16,781. Of these students, 7,061 are enrolled in schools that offer educational leadership programs.
The largest educational leadership school in Augusta, by student population, is Augusta State University. Approximately 65 students graduated in 2010 from Augusta State University with credentials in educational leadership.
In 2010, 111 students graduated with an educational leadership degree in Augusta. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,530 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Augusta educational leadership schools was an average of $26,818 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for educational leadership related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Augusta-based educational leadership schools, you will have an added expense of $5,250 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,930.
If you plan on staying in Augusta after graduating from educational leadership school, you should know that job prospects for educational leadership professonals in Augusta, which is the most popular educational leadership profession, are good. In 2010, of the 7,290 educational leadership professonals in Georgia, 380 were working in the greater Augusta area. Augusta's educational leadership professonal workforce is projected to increase by 24% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for educational leadership professonals.