Fort Scott has a general population of 8,297 and an overall student population of 2,017. Approximately 2,017 of Fort Scott's students are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
Of the 1 education schools in Fort Scott, the largest education school, by student population, is Fort Scott Community College. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Fort Scott Community College with credentials in education.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,364 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Fort Scott education schools was an average of $13,044 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Fort Scott-based education schools, you will have an added expense of $4,120 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,870.
If you plan on staying in Fort Scott after graduating from education school, you should know that job prospects for education professionals in Fort Scott, which is the most popular education profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 education professionals in Kansas were working in the greater Fort Scott area. The government projects that the number of education professionals in Fort Scott will increase by 20% 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 Fort Scott is $39,890 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for education professionals.