Parsons has a general population of 11,514 and an overall student population of 1,756. Approximately 1,756 of Parsons's students are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
Of the 1 education schools in Parsons, the largest education school, by student population, is Labette Community College. Approximately 13 students graduated in 2010 from Labette Community College with credentials in education.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with an education degree in Parsons. If you decide to attend one of Parsons's education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $6,255 per year in instate tuition and $7,005 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $825 for education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Parsons-based education schools, you will have an added expense of $680 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,575.
If you plan on staying in Parsons after graduating from education school, you should know that job prospects for education professionals in Parsons, 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 Parsons area. The number of education professionals in Parsons is expected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
As an education professional in Parsons, you can expect to make an average salary of $39,890 per year. This is lower than the average salary for education professionals in the state.