California has a total population of 5,274 and a student population of 9,017. Of these students, 9,017 are enrolled in schools that offer educational leadership programs.
The largest educational leadership school in California, by student population, is California University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, approximately 87 students graduated from the Educational Leadership program at California University of Pennsylvania.
In 2010, 88 students graduated with an educational leadership degree in California. If you decide to attend one of California's educational leadership 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, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for educational leadership related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,320 per year, on average, for room and board at California-based educational leadership schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,648.
Many educational leadership graduates choose to work as educational leadership professonals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in California, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 educational leadership professonals in Pennsylvania were working in the greater California area. California's educational leadership professonal workforce is projected to decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for educational leadership professonals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an educational leadership professonal in California is $87,290 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for educational leadership professonals.