Takoma Park has a general population of 17,299 and an overall student population of 1,178. Approximately 1,178 of Takoma Park's students are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
The largest education school in Takoma Park, by student population, is Washington Adventist University. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Education program at Washington Adventist University.
A reported 16 students graduated with credentials in education in Takoma Park in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,480 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a education program in Takoma Park. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,200 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $21,780.
Many education graduates choose to work as education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Takoma Park, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 education professionals in Maryland were working in the greater Takoma Park area. The government projects that the number of education professionals in Takoma Park will increase by 14% 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 Takoma Park is $77,560 per year, which is higher than the average for education professionals state-wide.