Liberal has a total population of 19,666 and a student population of 1,850. Of these students, 1,850 are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
The largest administrative assistant school in Liberal, by student population, is Seward County Community College and Area Technical School. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from Seward County Community College and Area Technical School with credentials in administrative assisting.
A reported 6 students graduated with credentials in administrative assisting in Liberal in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Liberal's administrative assistant schools, you can expect to pay an average of $10,384 per year in instate tuition and $11,120 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for administrative assisting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,200 per year, on average, for room and board at Liberal-based administrative assistant schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,148.
Many administrative assisting graduates choose to work as administrative assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Liberal, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 administrative assistants in Kansas were working in the greater Liberal area. The number of administrative assistants in Liberal is expected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
As an administrative assistant in Liberal, you can expect to make an average salary of $24,170 per year. This is lower than the average salary for administrative assistants in the state.
1801 N. Kansas Ave., Liberal, Kansas 67901
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