Des Moines has a total population of 198,682 and a student population of 11,849. Of these students, 5,653 are enrolled in schools that offer educational leadership programs.
Of the 1 educational leadership schools in Des Moines, the largest educational leadership school, by student population, is Drake University. In 2010, Drake University graduated approximately 58 students from its educational leadership program.
In 2010, 128 students graduated with an educational leadership degree in Des Moines. In 2009 tuition at educational leadership schools in Des Moines was $25,622 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for educational leadership related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,800 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in educational leadership, if you decide to work as an educational leadership professonal in Des Moines, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 8 educational leadership professonals in Iowa were working in the greater Des Moines area. The number of educational leadership professonals in Des Moines is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for educational leadership professonals.