Elmhurst has a general population of 42,762 and an overall student population of 3,363. Approximately 3,363 of Elmhurst's students are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
The largest education school in Elmhurst, by student population, is Elmhurst College. In 2010, Elmhurst College graduated approximately 47 students from its education program.
In 2010, 108 students graduated with an education degree from one of Elmhurst's education schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $27,330 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a education program in Elmhurst. And if you live on campus at one of the Elmhurst-based education schools, you will have an added expense of $7,874 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $33,000.
After graduating with your credentials in education, if you decide to work as an education professional in Elmhurst, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 education professionals in Illinois were working in the greater Elmhurst area. Elmhurst's education professional workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
As an education professional in Elmhurst, you can expect to make an average salary of $61,070 per year. This is higher than the average salary for education professionals in the state.