Silver City has a total population of 10,545 and a student population of 3,370. Of these students, 3,370 are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
Silver City's largest education school is Western New Mexico University. In 2010, Western New Mexico University graduated approximately 21 students with credentials in education.
A reported 57 students graduated with credentials in education in Silver City in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Silver City's education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,209 per year in instate tuition and $25,445 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Silver City-based education schools, you will have an added expense of $5,560 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,038.
Many education graduates choose to work as education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Silver City, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 9,350 education professionals in New Mexico. Of these education professionals, 410 were working in the greater Silver City area. The government projects that the number of education professionals in Silver City will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an education professional in Silver City is $53,800 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for education professionals.
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