West Liberty has a total population of 1,220 and a student population of 2,651. Of these students, 2,651 are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
The largest education school in West Liberty, by student population, is West Liberty University. In 2010, West Liberty University graduated approximately 37 students from its education program.
In 2010, 70 students graduated with an education degree from one of West Liberty's education schools. If you decide to attend one of West Liberty's education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,350 per year in instate tuition and $23,420 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a education program in West Liberty. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,870 per year, on average, for room and board at West Liberty-based education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,455.
If you plan on staying in West Liberty after graduating from education school, you should know that job prospects for education professionals in West Liberty, which is the most popular education profession, are not very good. There were 7,980 education professionals working in West Virginia and 460 working in the greater West Liberty area in 2010. The government projects that the number of education professionals in West Liberty will increase by 6% 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 West Liberty is $49,940 per year, which is higher than the average for education professionals state-wide.