Cedar City has a total population of 20,527 and a student population of 8,522. Of these students, 8,066 are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
Cedar City's largest education school is Southern Utah University. In 2010, approximately 216 students graduated from the Education program at Southern Utah University.
In 2010, 377 students graduated with an education degree in Cedar City. Tuition in 2009 at Cedar City's education schools was $14,255 per year for instate students and $22,833 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,036 for education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Cedar City-based education schools, you will have an added expense of $5,300 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,855.
After graduating with your credentials in education, if you decide to work as an education professional in Cedar City, your job prospects are good. There were 11,820 education professionals working in Utah and 510 working in the greater Cedar City area in 2010. The government projects that the number of education professionals in Cedar City will increase by 34% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
As an education professional in Cedar City, you can expect to make an average salary of $61,120 per year. This is higher than the average salary for education professionals in the state.