Boston, MA (population: 610,407) has two adult education schools within its city limits. Boston University, the highest ranked school in the city with an adult education program, has a total student population of 31,960. It is the 32nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 5th highest in the state of Massachusetts (#1 is Harvard University). To learn more about adult education programs in Boston, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of adult education professors at Boston University such as Michael Aeschliman, Michael Balint, Karen Boatman, Mark Catarella, Tom Cottle, and David Craig.
Adult Education students from Boston 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 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy NECTA area alone, there are 3,400 employed education administrators earning an average salary of $110,150. Education teachers in this area earn $73,770/yr and there are 970 employed.
Boston lies in Suffolk county, which is one of the 12 counties in Massachusetts. Overall, the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy NECTA area has 1,685,900 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $28.04/hr average worker wage, and a $58,330 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.575 out of every 1000 jobs in Boston are held by education teachers, and 2.018/1000 are held by education administrators.
Of the 2 adult education schools in Boston, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Suffolk University comes out as the most expensive ($29,268/yr) for adult education students, with Boston University as the lowest, reported at only $28,548/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Boston|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||7.8 miles|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||25.5 miles|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||30.1 miles|
|East Providence||RI||48,249||1||29.3002||11||41.2 miles|