Wisconsin Rapids, WI has two adult education schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Wisconsin-Madison, the highest ranked school in this group with an adult education program, has a total student population of 41,654. It is the 23rd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Wisconsin.
Adult Education students from Wisconsin Rapids 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.
Wisconsin Rapids lies in Wood county, which is one of the 34 counties in Wisconsin. Overall, the West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area has 173,200 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $17.57/hr average worker wage, and a $36,550 average annual salary.
Of the 2 adult education schools with a 100-mile radius of Wisconsin Rapids, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota comes out as the most expensive ($19,443/yr) for adult education students, with University of Wisconsin-Madison as the lowest, reported at only $15,047/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Wisconsin Rapids|
|La Crosse||WI||50,893||3||27.5304||229||79.9 miles|
|Fond du Lac||WI||42,100||2||22.0044||202||80.1 miles|
|Eau Claire||WI||66,106||3||29.3261||160||87.7 miles|
|Green Bay||WI||101,191||7||25.235||199||90.7 miles|