Rock Island has a total population of 39,684 and a student population of 2,736. Of these students, 2,472 are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
Of the 1 education schools in Rock Island, the largest education school, by student population, is Augustana College. Approximately 32 students graduated in 2010 from Augustana College with credentials in education.
In 2010, 78 students graduated with an education degree in Rock Island. If you decide to attend a education school in Rock Island, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $31,326.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,950 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $33,503.
If you decide to work as an education professional in Rock Island, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 84,620 education professionals in Illinois. Of these education professionals, 2,010 were working in the greater Rock Island area. By the year 2018, the number of education professionals is expected to increase by 16% in Rock Island. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
As an education professional in Rock Island, you can expect to make an average salary of $43,310 per year. This is lower than the average salary for education professionals in the state.