Quincy has a general population of 40,366 and an overall student population of 5,463. Approximately 1,845 of Quincy's students are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
The largest education school in Quincy, by student population, is Quincy University. In 2010, Quincy University graduated approximately 47 students from its education program.
A reported 78 students graduated with credentials in education in Quincy in 2010. If you decide to attend a education school in Quincy, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $22,030.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,250 for education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,380 per year, on average, for room and board at Quincy-based education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $26,840.
If you plan on staying in Quincy after graduating from education school, you should know that job prospects for education professionals in Quincy, which is the most popular education profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 28 education professionals in Illinois were working in the greater Quincy area. The government projects that the number of education professionals in Quincy will 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 Quincy is $43,390 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for education professionals.