With an overall population of 45,386 and a student population of 26,450, approximately 21,184 of Normal students attend one of Normal's schools that offer education programs.
Illinois State University is the largest education school in Normal, based on student population. In 2010, Illinois State University graduated approximately 285 students from its education program.
In 2010, 823 students graduated with an education degree from one of Normal's education schools. If you decide to attend one of Normal's education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $22,751 per year in instate tuition and $28,781 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,084 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a education program in Normal. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,882 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an education professional in Normal, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 84,620 education professionals in Illinois, 680 were working in the greater Normal area. Normal'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.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an education professional in Normal is $49,730 per year, which is higher than the average for education professionals state-wide.