Check out shopbottools.com they give you a full 4x4 CNC setup for about that much. They also include some basic design software as well. You could also find some used machines on their forums that might be cheaper and you could get some better CNC design software for the price you are looking for.
I just specked out vectric educational licenses they offer 10 seats for the price of 1 or 25 seats for the price of two! That is even for aspire!
I just finished a scratch built 4'x4' router for my school. The total was about $3000.