Kirkland has a total population of 45,054 and a student population of 6,029. Of these students, 1,383 are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
Northwest University is the largest education school in Kirkland, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 29 students graduated from the Education program at Northwest University.
In 2010, 45 students graduated with an education degree from one of Kirkland's education schools. If you decide to attend a education school in Kirkland, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $21,994.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a education program in Kirkland. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,724 per year, on average, for room and board at Kirkland-based education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,684.
If you plan on staying in Kirkland after graduating from education school, you should know that job prospects for education professionals in Kirkland, which is the most popular education profession, are good. In 2010, there were 28,480 education professionals in Washington State. Of these education professionals, 9,660 were working in the greater Kirkland area. Kirkland's education professional workforce is projected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an education professional in Kirkland is $59,070 per year, which is higher than the average for education professionals state-wide.