With an overall population of 33,740 and a student population of 7,088, approximately 5,366 of Petersburg students attend one of Petersburg's schools that offer educational leadership programs.
The largest educational leadership school in Petersburg, by student population, is Virginia State University. In 2010, Virginia State University graduated approximately 24 students from its educational leadership program.
A total of 29 students graduated with credentials in educational leadership from educational leadership schools in Petersburg in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Petersburg's educational leadership schools was $16,799 per year for instate students and $25,133 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for educational leadership related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Petersburg-based educational leadership schools, you will have an added expense of $8,050 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many educational leadership graduates choose to work as educational leadership professonals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Petersburg, your job prospects are good. There were 6,530 educational leadership professonals working in Virginia and 980 working in the greater Petersburg area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of educational leadership professonals is expected to increase by 15% in Petersburg. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for educational leadership professonals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an educational leadership professonal in Petersburg is $82,600 per year, which is higher than the average for educational leadership professonals state-wide.