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Schools Offering Education Programs in Kansas

Approximately 3.2% of graduates in of Kansas receive education degrees every year. That means an estimated 2,888 education professionals graduate from Kansas' 39 education schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Kansas that has a education program is Southwestern College. Southwestern College, which was ranked 46th in the country in 2010, is located in Winfield. In 2010, Southwestern College graduated 63 students from its education program. Tuition at Southwestern College was $20,656 per year.

The second-ranked school in Kansas that has a education program is Newman University. Newman University, which was ranked 47th in the country in 2010, is located in Wichita. In 2010, Newman University graduated 48 students from its education program. Students at Newman University paid $20,712 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Kansas with a education program is Sterling College, which is located in Sterling. In 2010, it was ranked 47th nationwide. 20 students graduated with degree in education from Sterling College in 2010. The tuition rate at Sterling College was $19,000 per year.


If you are hoping to attend one of Kansas' education schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $10,014 per year, though tuition can range from $22,280 per year to $430 per year. The Kansas education schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  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. Bethel College - located in North Newton, students are charged $20,700 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Kansas education schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Haskell Indian Nations University - located in Lawrence, students are charged $430 per year
  2. Coffeyville Community College - located in Coffeyville, students are charged $1,920 per year
  3. Allen County Community College - located in Iola, students are charged $2,080 per year

An education degree from a Kansas school... what next?

Postsecondary vocational teacher, social science teacher, postsecondary teacher, elementary school teacher, and business teacher are the professions of choice for a majority of education graduates in Kansas. 33,190 education professionals were working in Kansas in 2010. Of these, 960 were instructional coordinators. In addition, 1,320 were postsecondary vocational teachers, and 160 were social science teachers. The largest populations of Kansas education professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Allen County - 11,980 education professionals
  2. Butler County - 7,410 education professionals
  3. Jackson County - 2,270 education professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of education professionals in the state of Kansas will grow to 35,860. This would require a 21% growth in the field.


On average, education professionals earn a salary of $55,529 per year in Kansas state. However, this number is only an average. Education professional in Kansas had varying salaries from $15,800 to $156,380 per year in 2010. Education professionals in the following Kansas counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Butler County - $54,342 per year
  2. Allen County - $50,973 per year
  3. Jackson County - $47,266 per year

The Kansas counties with the lowest average salary for education professionals are:

  1. Douglas County - $44,072 per year
  2. Geary County - $44,763 per year
  3. Jackson County - $47,266 per year

The education professionals with highest average salaries in Kansas were:

  1. Education Administrator - $88,990 per year
  2. Postsecondary Teacher - $70,650 per year
  3. Health Specialties Teacher - $67,440 per year

On average, the lowest paid education professionals in Kansas were:

  1. Middle School Vocational Teacher - $41,960 per year
  2. Literacy Teacher - $38,480 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Kansas statistics regarding a career in education. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as teaching or elementary education.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Education in Kansas
  • Bachelor's Degree in Education in Kansas
  • Master's Degree in Education in Kansas
  • Doctoral Degree in Education in Kansas

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other n/a $70,650
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 17,100 $42,910 -0.2%
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 7,980 $44,420 -9.5%
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 1,770 $45,330 26.4%
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 1,320 $44,740 61.0%
Instructional Coordinators 960 $55,930 17.1%
Business Teachers, Postsecondary 870 $64,900 4.8%
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 750 $48,960 21.0%
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 660 $51,360 10.0%
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 550 $67,440 -15.4%
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors 440 $38,480 -39.7%
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 360 $60,570 -26.5%
Education Administrators, All Other 170 $88,990 54.5%
Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other 160 $66,290
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School 100 $41,960 -16.7%

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