Mesa, AZ (population: 474,115) has five adult education schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Prescott College, the highest ranked school in this group with an adult education program, has a total student population of 1,119. It is the 521st highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Arizona (#1 is Northern Arizona University). To learn more about adult education programs in Mesa, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of adult education professors at Prescott College such as John Farmer.
Adult Education students from Mesa schools who go on to become adult education teachers, economics professors, teachers, educators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,880 people working as education teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,160. Also, Education administrators make on average $95,340 per year and there are about 105,900 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale area alone, there are 1,440 employed education administrators earning an average salary of $95,650. Education teachers in this area earn $52,860/yr and there are 280 employed.
Mesa lies in Maricopa county, which is one of the 15 counties in Arizona. Overall, the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale area has 1,763,410 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $41,930 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Mesa are held by education teachers, and 1/1000 are held by education administrators.
Of the 5 adult education schools with a 100-mile radius of Mesa, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Prescott College comes out as the most expensive ($25,284/yr) for adult education students, with University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam Campus as the lowest, reported at only $23,955/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Mesa|
|Casa Grande||AZ||47,388||1||16.7022||3||36.7 miles|
|Prescott Valley||AZ||41,046||1||8.12951||6||88.8 miles|