Westminster, Maryland has 2 education schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in education. With an overall population of 16,731 and a student population of 7,520, approximately 7,520 of Westminster students attend one of Westminster's schools that offer education programs.
Of the 2 education schools in Westminster, the largest education school, by student population, is McDaniel College. In 2010, McDaniel College graduated approximately 38 students from its education program.
A total of 135 students graduated with credentials in education from education schools in Westminster in 2010. In 2009 tuition at education schools in Westminster was $17,426 per year, on average.
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 Westminster. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,820 per year, on average, for room and board at Westminster-based education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,826.
If you plan on staying in Westminster after graduating from education school, you should know that job prospects for education professionals in Westminster, which is the most popular education profession, are good. There were 28,420 education professionals working in Maryland and 13,010 working in the greater Westminster area in 2010. Westminster's education professional workforce is projected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an education professional in Westminster is $56,440 per year, which is higher than the average for education professionals state-wide.