Palos Heights has a general population of 11,260 and an overall student population of 1,450. Approximately 1,450 of Palos Heights's students are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
Trinity Christian College is the largest education school in Palos Heights, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 72 students graduated from the Education program at Trinity Christian College.
A total of 118 students graduated with credentials in education from education schools in Palos Heights in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,959 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a education program in Palos Heights. And if you live on campus at one of the Palos Heights-based education schools, you will have an added expense of $7,910 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Palos Heights after graduating from education school, you should know that job prospects for education professionals in Palos Heights, which is the most popular education profession, are good. In 2010, there were 84,620 education professionals in Illinois. Of these education professionals, 50,600 were working in the greater Palos Heights area. The number of education professionals in Palos Heights is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. 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 Palos Heights is $61,070 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for education professionals.