With an overall population of 27,204 and a student population of 13,654, approximately 12,427 of Laramie students attend one of Laramie's schools that offer education programs.
Laramie's largest education school is University of Wyoming. In 2010, University of Wyoming graduated approximately 139 students with credentials in education.
In 2010, 342 students graduated with an education degree in Laramie. Tuition in 2009 at Laramie's education schools was $16,020 per year for instate students and $23,940 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Laramie-based education schools, you will have an added expense of $8,006 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Laramie after graduating from education school, you should know that job prospects for education professionals in Laramie, which is the most popular education profession, are good. There were 2,570 education professionals working in Wyoming and 440 working in the greater Laramie area in 2010. The government projects that the number of education professionals in Laramie will increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
As an education professional in Laramie, you can expect to make an average salary of $51,150 per year. This is lower than the average salary for education professionals in the state.