Wheeling has a general population of 31,419 and an overall student population of 4,720. Approximately 1,367 of Wheeling's students are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
Of the 1 education schools in Wheeling, the largest education school, by student population, is Wheeling Jesuit University. In 2010, Wheeling Jesuit University graduated approximately 12 students with credentials in education.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with an education degree in Wheeling. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,430 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,944 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $27,030.
Many education graduates choose to work as education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Wheeling, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 7,980 education professionals in West Virginia. Of these education professionals, 460 were working in the greater Wheeling area. Wheeling's education professional workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
As an education professional in Wheeling, you can expect to make an average salary of $49,940 per year. This is higher than the average salary for education professionals in the state.