Medford has a general population of 55,765 and an overall student population of 10,678. Approximately 10,252 of Medford's students are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
Tufts University is the largest education school in Medford, based on student population. In 2010, Tufts University graduated approximately 80 students with credentials in education.
In 2010, 80 students graduated with an education degree in Medford. If you decide to attend a education school in Medford, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $40,342.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Medford-based education schools, you will have an added expense of $10,746 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Medford after graduating from education school, you should know that job prospects for education professionals in Medford, which is the most popular education profession, are average. In 2010, there were 30,470 education professionals in Massachusetts. Of these education professionals, 12,480 were working in the greater Medford area. The number of education professionals in Medford is expected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an education professional in Medford is $67,320 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for education professionals.