With an overall population of 8,751 and a student population of 858, approximately 858 of Mount Pleasant students attend one of Mount Pleasant's schools that offer education programs.
Mount Pleasant's largest education school is Iowa Wesleyan College. In 2010, Iowa Wesleyan College graduated approximately 20 students from its education program.
In 2010, 28 students graduated with an education degree from one of Mount Pleasant's education schools. In 2009 tuition at education schools in Mount Pleasant was $21,000 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a education program in Mount Pleasant. And if you live on campus at one of the Mount Pleasant-based education schools, you will have an added expense of $6,842 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Mount Pleasant after graduating from education school, you should know that job prospects for education professionals in Mount Pleasant, which is the most popular education profession, are good. In 2010, of the 21,700 education professionals in Iowa, 3,560 were working in the greater Mount Pleasant area. The government projects that the number of education professionals in Mount Pleasant will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an education professional in Mount Pleasant is $43,640 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for education professionals.