Virginia contains five schools that offer adult education programs. James Madison University, the highest-ranking adult education school in VA, has a total student population of 18,971 and is the 72nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 adult education schools in Virginia, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Northern Virginia Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,723/yr), with George Mason University as the lowest recorded at only $10,384/yr.
Adult Education students from Virginia 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 Virginia alone, there are 2,770 employed education administrators earning an average yearly salary of $92,730. Education teachers in this state earn $61,520/yr and there are 1,500 employed.
Also, within the adult education schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from adult education, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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