Ames has a general population of 50,731 and an overall student population of 28,104. Approximately 27,945 of Ames's students are enrolled in schools that offer educational leadership programs.
Iowa State University is the largest educational leadership school in Ames, based on student population. In 2010, Iowa State University graduated approximately 41 students with credentials in educational leadership.
In 2010, 85 students graduated with an educational leadership degree in Ames. If you decide to attend one of Ames's educational leadership schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,366 per year in instate tuition and $29,586 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a educational leadership program in Ames. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,277 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,175.
Many educational leadership graduates choose to work as educational leadership professonals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Ames, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 94 educational leadership professonals in Iowa were working in the greater Ames area. The government projects that the number of educational leadership professonals in Ames will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for educational leadership professonals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an educational leadership professonal in Ames is $81,060 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for educational leadership professonals.