Kalamazoo, Michigan has 2 education schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in education. Kalamazoo has a general population of 77,145 and an overall student population of 38,972. Approximately 36,575 of Kalamazoo's students are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
Of the 2 education schools in Kalamazoo, the largest education school, by student population, is Western Michigan University. In 2010, Western Michigan University graduated approximately 131 students with credentials in education.
In 2010, 570 students graduated with an education degree from one of Kalamazoo's education schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,298 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Kalamazoo education schools was an average of $31,418 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a education program in Kalamazoo. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,784 per year, on average, for room and board at Kalamazoo-based education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,169.
After graduating with your credentials in education, if you decide to work as an education professional in Kalamazoo, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 40,100 education professionals in Michigan, 1,470 were working in the greater Kalamazoo area. The government projects that the number of education professionals in Kalamazoo will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an education professional in Kalamazoo is $50,050 per year, which is lower than the average for education professionals state-wide.
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