Ruston has a total population of 20,546 and a student population of 11,282. Of these students, 11,264 are enrolled in schools that offer educational leadership programs.
Louisiana Tech University is the largest educational leadership school in Ruston, based on student population. In 2010, Louisiana Tech University graduated approximately 28 students with credentials in educational leadership.
In 2010, 38 students graduated with an educational leadership degree from one of Ruston's educational leadership schools. If you decide to attend one of Ruston's educational leadership schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,534 per year in instate tuition and $20,931 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,800 for educational leadership related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,055 per year, on average, for room and board at Ruston-based educational leadership schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in educational leadership, if you decide to work as an educational leadership professonal in Ruston, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 3,560 educational leadership professonals in Louisiana, 360 were working in the greater Ruston area. The government projects that the number of educational leadership professonals in Ruston will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for educational leadership professonals.
As an educational leadership professonal in Ruston, you can expect to make an average salary of $66,630 per year. This is lower than the average salary for educational leadership professonals in the state.