River Forest, Illinois has 2 education schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in education. With an overall population of 11,635 and a student population of 8,958, approximately 8,958 of River Forest students attend one of River Forest's schools that offer education programs.
The largest education school in River Forest, by student population, is Concordia University. In 2010, Concordia University graduated approximately 297 students from its education program.
In 2010, 411 students graduated with an education degree from one of River Forest's education schools. If you decide to attend a education school in River Forest, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $24,077.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the River Forest-based education schools, you will have an added expense of $7,900 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,965.
If you plan on staying in River Forest after graduating from education school, you should know that job prospects for education professionals in River Forest, which is the most popular education profession, are good. There were 84,620 education professionals working in Illinois and 50,600 working in the greater River Forest area in 2010. The number of education professionals in River Forest is expected 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 River Forest is $61,070 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for education professionals.
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