Edwardsville has a general population of 21,491 and an overall student population of 13,984. Approximately 13,940 of Edwardsville's students are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
The largest education school in Edwardsville, by student population, is Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. In 2010, approximately 158 students graduated from the Education program at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
In 2010, 331 students graduated with an education degree from one of Edwardsville's education schools. If you decide to attend one of Edwardsville's education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $24,531 per year in instate tuition and $33,833 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $715 for education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Edwardsville-based education schools, you will have an added expense of $8,470 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,070.
If you plan on staying in Edwardsville after graduating from education school, you should know that job prospects for education professionals in Edwardsville, which is the most popular education profession, are good. In 2010, there were 84,620 education professionals in Illinois. Of these education professionals, 12,220 were working in the greater Edwardsville area. By the year 2018, the number of education professionals is expected to increase by 16% in Edwardsville. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
As an education professional in Edwardsville, you can expect to make an average salary of $49,350 per year. This is higher than the average salary for education professionals in the state.