With an overall population of 27,431 and a student population of 6,650, approximately 6,650 of Kearney students attend one of Kearney's schools that offer education programs.
University of Nebraska at Kearney is the largest education school in Kearney, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 121 students graduated from the Education program at University of Nebraska at Kearney.
In 2010, 209 students graduated with an education degree from one of Kearney's education schools. Tuition in 2009 at Kearney's education schools was $16,970 per year for instate students and $21,778 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $952 for education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,830 per year, on average, for room and board at Kearney-based education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,944.
Many education graduates choose to work as education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Kearney, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 education professionals in Nebraska were working in the greater Kearney area. By the year 2018, the number of education professionals is expected to increase by 16% in Kearney. 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 Kearney is $44,810 per year, which is higher than the average for education professionals state-wide.