Columbus has a total population of 185,781 and a student population of 12,828. Of these students, 8,178 are enrolled in schools that offer educational leadership programs.
Columbus's largest educational leadership school is Columbus State University. Approximately 52 students graduated in 2010 from Columbus State University with credentials in educational leadership.
In 2010, 54 students graduated with an educational leadership certificate in Columbus. If you decide to attend one of Columbus's educational leadership schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,043 per year in instate tuition and $29,657 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $974 for educational leadership related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,090 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,973.
If you plan on staying in Columbus after graduating from educational leadership school, you should know that job prospects for educational leadership professonals in Columbus, which is the most popular educational leadership profession, are good. There were 7,290 educational leadership professonals working in Georgia and 210 working in the greater Columbus area in 2010. Columbus'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.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an educational leadership professonal in Columbus is $85,700 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for educational leadership professonals.