Galesburg has a general population of 33,706 and an overall student population of 4,068. Approximately 1,407 of Galesburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
Galesburg's largest education school is Knox College. In 2010, Knox College graduated approximately 25 students with credentials in education.
A reported 25 students graduated with credentials in education in Galesburg in 2010. If you decide to attend a education school in Galesburg, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $31,911.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $600 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a education program in Galesburg. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,164 per year, on average, for room and board at Galesburg-based education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an education professional in Galesburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 84,620 education professionals in Illinois. Of these education professionals, 3,160 were working in the greater Galesburg area. By the year 2018, the number of education professionals is expected to increase by 16% in Galesburg. 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 Galesburg is $43,390 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for education professionals.