With an overall population of 67,171 and a student population of 22,765, approximately 14,575 of Bellingham students attend one of Bellingham's schools that offer educational leadership programs.
Bellingham's largest educational leadership school is Western Washington University. In 2010, Western Washington University graduated approximately 13 students with credentials in educational leadership.
In 2010, 24 students graduated with an educational leadership degree in Bellingham. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,749 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Bellingham educational leadership schools was an average of $29,780 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,020 for educational leadership related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Bellingham-based educational leadership schools, you will have an added expense of $8,096 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,230.
After graduating with your credentials in educational leadership, if you decide to work as an educational leadership professonal in Bellingham, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 4,890 educational leadership professonals in Washington State, 120 were working in the greater Bellingham area. The number of educational leadership professonals in Bellingham is expected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. 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 Bellingham is $92,560 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for educational leadership professonals.