Educational Leadership in Kansas

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Schools Offering Educational Leadership Programs in Kansas


Each year, roughly 1.2% of Kansas students graduate with degrees in educational leadership. In other words, every year an estimated 1,071 educational leadership professonals graduate from Kansas' 16 educational leadership schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Kansas that has a educational leadership program is Southwestern College. Southwestern College, which was ranked 46th in the country in 2010, is located in Winfield. In 2010, 11 students graduated from Southwestern College's educational leadership program. Southwestern College charged in-state students $20,656 in tuition fees per year.

Newman University, which is located in Wichita, is the second-ranked school in Kansas that has a educational leadership program. It received a ranking of 47th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Newman University graduated 10 students from its educational leadership program. Tuition at Newman University was $20,712 per year.

Kansas State University, which was ranked 47th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Kansas that has a educational leadership program. It is located in Manhattan. 74 students graduated with degree in educational leadership from Kansas State University in 2010. Kansas State University charged in-state students $7,376 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Kansas' educational leadership schools ranges from $22,280 per year to $2,528 per year. But, the average tuition is $11,789 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Kansas educational leadership schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Baker University - located in Baldwin City, students are charged $22,280 per year
  2. Newman University - located in Wichita, students are charged $20,712 per year
  3. Southwestern College - located in Winfield, students are charged $20,656 per year

The educational leadership schools in Kansas that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Hutchinson Community College - located in Hutchinson, students are charged $2,528 per year
  2. Fort Hays State University - located in Hays, students are charged $3,942 per year
  3. Emporia State University - located in Emporia, students are charged $4,636 per year

An educational leadership degree from a Kansas school... what next?

Some of the most popular jobs educational leadership graduates in Kansas pursue include preschool director, dean, and distance learning coordinator. In 2010, there were 4,180 educational leadership professonal working in Kansas, including 2,170 middle school principals, 330 preschool directors, and 1,510 deans. The following counties have the largest number of Kansas educational leadership professonals:

  1. Allen County - 1,300 educational leadership professonals
  2. Butler County - 770 educational leadership professonals
  3. Jackson County - 170 educational leadership professonals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of educational leadership professonals in Kansas will grow by 12%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 4,710 educational leadership professonals working in Kansas. The greatest growth for educational leadership professonal is predicted to be amongst Distance Learning Coordinators, who are expected to increase by 23% by 2018.

Salary

On average, educational leadership professonals earn $74,293 per year. However, Kansas educational leadership professonal earned anywhere in the range from as less than $27,430 per year to more than $131,580 per year in 2010. On average educational leadership professonal earn the most in the following Kansas counties:

  1. Douglas County - $78,280 per year
  2. Jackson County - $76,340 per year
  3. Geary County - $75,950 per year

On average, educational leadership professonals earn the least in the following Kansas counties:

  1. Butler County - $68,333 per year
  2. Allen County - $69,915 per year
  3. Geary County - $75,950 per year

On average, the highest paid educational leadership professonals in Kansas were:

  1. Distance Learning Coordinator - $88,990 per year
  2. Dean - $81,110 per year
  3. Middle School Principal - $77,400 per year

The educational leadership professonals with lowest average salaries in Kansas were:

  1. Middle School Principal - $77,400 per year
  2. Preschool Director - $49,670 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Kansas statistics regarding a career in educational leadership and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as educational leadership or special education.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Master's Degree in Educational Leadership in Kansas
  • Doctoral Degree in Educational Leadership in Kansas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,508 miles from location University of Kansas Lawrence KS 37.0315 45% 29,242
6,577 miles from location Kansas State University Manhattan KS 38.7523 72% 23,581
6,624 miles from location Wichita State University Wichita KS 28.1041 53% 14,601
6,727 miles from location Fort Hays State University Hays KS 28.9875 40% 11,308
6,483 miles from location Pittsburg State University Pittsburg KS 30.5057 55% 7,277
6,531 miles from location Washburn University Topeka KS 26.668 52% 6,652
6,559 miles from location Emporia State University Emporia KS 26.6851 61% 6,314
6,656 miles from location Hutchinson Community College Hutchinson KS 20.5369 n/a 5,453
6,505 miles from location Baker University Baldwin City KS 26.5047 36% 3,853
6,628 miles from location Friends University Wichita KS 20.8027 51% 2,853
6,628 miles from location Newman University Wichita KS 53.2302 19% 2,557
6,497 miles from location Benedictine College Atchison KS 25.317 29% 1,877
6,609 miles from location Southwestern College Winfield KS 53.8865 45% 1,810
6,482 miles from location MidAmerica Nazarene University Olathe KS 28.6396 54% 1,778
6,488 miles from location University of Saint Mary Leavenworth KS 19.5506 32% 1,072
6,509 miles from location Ottawa University-Online Ottawa KS n/a n/a 201
 

Curious what studying Educational Leadership gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Kansas

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School + 2,170 $77,400 -0.9%
2
Education Administrators, Postsecondary + 1,510 $81,110 36.0%
3
Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program + 330 $49,670 26.9%
4
Education Administrators, All Other + 170 $88,990 54.5%
 

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