With an overall population of 25,233 and a student population of 4,103, approximately 3,984 of Big Spring students attend one of Big Spring's schools that offer education programs.
Of the 1 education schools in Big Spring, the largest education school, by student population, is Howard College. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Education program at Howard College.
Tuition in 2009 at Big Spring's education schools was $9,246 per year for instate students and $9,938 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,721 per year, on average, for room and board at Big Spring-based education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $4,807.
After graduating with your credentials in education, if you decide to work as an education professional in Big Spring, your job prospects are good. There were 156,930 education professionals working in Texas and 4,680 working in the greater Big Spring area in 2010. The government projects that the number of education professionals in Big Spring will increase by 38% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an education professional in Big Spring is $44,220 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for education professionals.