If you decide that you want to get an education degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 education schools in Springfield, Illinois. With an overall population of 111,454 and a student population of 14,629, approximately 782 of Springfield students attend one of Springfield's schools that offer education programs.
Springfield College in Illinois is the largest education school in Springfield, based on student population. Approximately 14 students graduated in 2010 from Springfield College in Illinois with credentials in education.
In 2010, 20 students graduated with an education degree from one of Springfield's education schools. In 2009 tuition at education schools in Springfield was $8,870 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a education program in Springfield. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,000 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,470.
After graduating with your credentials in education, if you decide to work as an education professional in Springfield, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 84,620 education professionals in Illinois. Of these education professionals, 1,170 were working in the greater Springfield area. By the year 2018, the number of education professionals is expected to increase by 16% in Springfield. 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 Springfield is $45,200 per year, which is lower than the average for education professionals state-wide.