With an overall population of 5,274 and a student population of 9,017, approximately 9,017 of California students attend one of California's schools that offer education programs.
Of the 1 education schools in California, the largest education school, by student population, is California University of Pennsylvania. Approximately 155 students graduated in 2010 from California University of Pennsylvania with credentials in education.
A reported 258 students graduated with credentials in education in California in 2010. If you decide to attend one of California's education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,359 per year in instate tuition and $23,693 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a education program in California. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,320 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,648.
Many education graduates choose to work as education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in California, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 81,900 education professionals in Pennsylvania. Of these education professionals, 9,450 were working in the greater California area. The government projects that the number of education professionals in California will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an education professional in California is $49,830 per year, which is lower than the average for education professionals state-wide.