Pittsburg has a total population of 19,243 and a student population of 7,277. Of these students, 7,277 are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
Of the 1 education schools in Pittsburg, the largest education school, by student population, is Pittsburg State University. In 2010, Pittsburg State University graduated approximately 184 students with credentials in education.
A reported 343 students graduated with credentials in education in Pittsburg in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Pittsburg's education schools was $14,862 per year for instate students and $23,386 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,744 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,102.
If you plan on staying in Pittsburg after graduating from education school, you should know that job prospects for education professionals in Pittsburg, which is the most popular education profession, are good. In 2010, of the 17,840 education professionals in Kansas, 5,750 were working in the greater Pittsburg area. Pittsburg's education professional workforce is projected 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 Pittsburg, 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.