Youngstown has a general population of 82,026 and an overall student population of 15,966. Approximately 14,644 of Youngstown's students are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
Youngstown's largest education school is Youngstown State University. In 2010, Youngstown State University graduated approximately 55 students with credentials in education.
A reported 227 students graduated with credentials in education in Youngstown in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,057 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Youngstown education schools was an average of $22,750 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,212 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a education program in Youngstown. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,400 per year, on average, for room and board at Youngstown-based education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,148.
Many education graduates choose to work as education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Youngstown, your job prospects are average. There were 41,380 education professionals working in Ohio and 1,620 working in the greater Youngstown area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of education professionals is expected to increase by 8% in Youngstown. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an education professional in Youngstown is $54,350 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for education professionals.