Wichita, KS (population: 374,803) has one distance education school within its city limits. Friends University has a total student population of 2,853. It is the 3892nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 50th highest in the state of Kansas (#1 is Southwestern College). To learn more about distance education programs in Wichita, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of distance education professors at Friends University such as Rick Gibson, and Dr. Pat Penn.
Distance Education students from Wichita schools who go on to become distance educators, teachers, online educators, online teachers, 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, Mathematical science teachers make on average $70,550 per year and there are about 48,100 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Wichita area alone, there are ** employed mathematical science teachers earning an average salary of $57,750. Education teachers in this area earn $*/yr and there are 160 employed.
Wichita lies in Sedgwick county, which is one of the 67 counties in Kansas. Overall, the Wichita area has 295,670 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.3% unemployment rate, $18.81/hr average worker wage, and a $39,110 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.525 out of every 1000 jobs in Wichita are held by education teachers, and **/1000 are held by mathematical science teachers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Friends University ends up costing a student $17,871/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Wichita|
|North Newton||KS||-||1||30.3056||44||26.4 miles|
|El Dorado||KS||-||2||14.14||133||27.6 miles|
|Arkansas City||KS||-||1||16.4747||36||46.5 miles|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||69.4 miles|
|Great Bend||KS||-||1||20.0068||110||90.6 miles|