Scottsbluff has a total population of 14,732 and a student population of 2,353. Of these students, 2,304 are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
Western Nebraska Community College is the largest education school in Scottsbluff, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 12 students graduated from the Education program at Western Nebraska Community College.
In 2010, 17 students graduated with an education degree in Scottsbluff. If you decide to attend one of Scottsbluff's education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $12,051 per year in instate tuition and $12,339 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,080 for education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Scottsbluff-based education schools, you will have an added expense of $5,228 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,390.
If you plan on staying in Scottsbluff after graduating from education school, you should know that job prospects for education professionals in Scottsbluff, which is the most popular education profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 education professionals in Nebraska were working in the greater Scottsbluff area. The government projects that the number of education professionals in Scottsbluff will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
As an education professional in Scottsbluff, you can expect to make an average salary of $43,360 per year. This is higher than the average salary for education professionals in the state.