With an overall population of 7,010 and a student population of 7,136, approximately 7,136 of Houghton students attend one of Houghton's schools that offer education programs.
Michigan Technological University is the largest education school in Houghton, based on student population. Approximately 5 students graduated in 2010 from Michigan Technological University with credentials in education.
A total of 5 students graduated with credentials in education from education schools in Houghton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $23,093 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Houghton education schools was an average of $35,363 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Houghton-based education schools, you will have an added expense of $8,121 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an education professional in Houghton, your job prospects are not very good. There were 40,100 education professionals working in Michigan and 660 working in the greater Houghton area in 2010. The government projects that the number of education professionals in Houghton will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
As an education professional in Houghton, you can expect to make an average salary of $46,520 per year. This is lower than the average salary for education professionals in the state.