Twin Falls has a general population of 34,469 and an overall student population of 8,169. Approximately 8,133 of Twin Falls's students are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
College of Southern Idaho is the largest education school in Twin Falls, based on student population. In 2010, College of Southern Idaho graduated approximately 27 students from its education program.
In 2010, 68 students graduated with an education degree in Twin Falls. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,728 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Twin Falls education schools was an average of $17,048 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Twin Falls-based education schools, you will have an added expense of $4,780 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,948.
After graduating with your credentials in education, if you decide to work as an education professional in Twin Falls, your job prospects are good. There were 7,790 education professionals working in Idaho and 940 working in the greater Twin Falls area in 2010. The government projects that the number of education professionals in Twin Falls will increase by 22% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an education professional in Twin Falls is $50,210 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for education professionals.