Durham has a total population of 187,035 and a student population of 29,266. Of these students, 8,587 are enrolled in schools that offer educational leadership programs.
Of the 1 educational leadership schools in Durham, the largest educational leadership school, by student population, is North Carolina Central University. In 2010, North Carolina Central University graduated approximately 15 students with credentials in educational leadership.
In 2010, 37 students graduated with an educational leadership degree from one of Durham's educational leadership schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,260 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Durham educational leadership schools was an average of $25,329 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for educational leadership related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,530 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,132.
Many educational leadership graduates choose to work as educational leadership professonals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Durham, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 5,750 educational leadership professonals in North Carolina. Of these educational leadership professonals, 850 were working in the greater Durham area. The government projects that the number of educational leadership professonals in Durham will decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for educational leadership professonals.