Wheaton has a total population of 55,416 and a student population of 3,150. Of these students, 2,920 are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
Wheaton's largest education school is Wheaton College. Approximately 33 students graduated in 2010 from Wheaton College with credentials in education.
In 2010, 40 students graduated with an education degree in Wheaton. If you decide to attend a education school in Wheaton, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $26,520.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a education program in Wheaton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,770 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an education professional in Wheaton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 84,620 education professionals in Illinois. Of these education professionals, 50,600 were working in the greater Wheaton area. The number of education professionals in Wheaton 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 Wheaton is $61,070 per year, which is higher than the average for education professionals state-wide.