With an overall population of 64,808 and a student population of 2,202, approximately 2,066 of Bloomington students attend one of Bloomington's schools that offer education programs.
Bloomington's largest education school is Illinois Wesleyan University. In 2010, Illinois Wesleyan University graduated approximately 13 students from its education program.
In 2010, 22 students graduated with an education degree in Bloomington. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $33,982 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $780 for education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,776 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Bloomington after graduating from education school, you should know that job prospects for education professionals in Bloomington, which is the most popular education profession, are good. In 2010, of the 84,620 education professionals in Illinois, 680 were working in the greater Bloomington area. By the year 2018, the number of education professionals is expected to increase by 16% in Bloomington. 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 Bloomington is $49,730 per year, which is higher than the average for education professionals state-wide.