Washington contains seven schools that offer distance education programs. Washington State University, the highest-ranking distance education school in WA, has a total student population of 26,101 and is the 131st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 distance education schools in Washington, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Gonzaga University comes out as the most expensive ($26,287/yr), with Eastern Washington University as the lowest recorded at only $10,166/yr.
Distance Education students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 700 employed mathematical science teachers earning an average yearly salary of $65,220. Education teachers in this state earn $56,820/yr and there are 1,330 employed.
Also, within the distance education schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from distance education, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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