With an overall population of 10,858 and a student population of 3,226, approximately 3,226 of Magnolia students attend one of Magnolia's schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Magnolia, the largest teaching school, by student population, is Southern Arkansas University Main Campus. In 2010, Southern Arkansas University Main Campus graduated approximately 68 students from its teaching program.
In 2010, 161 students graduated with a teaching degree in Magnolia. Tuition in 2009 at Magnolia's teaching schools was $16,280 per year for instate students and $18,920 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Magnolia. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,450 per year, on average, for room and board at Magnolia-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,624.
If you plan on staying in Magnolia after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Magnolia, which is the most popular teaching profession, are good. There were 11,010 teachers working in Arkansas and 1,510 working in the greater Magnolia area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 27% in Magnolia. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Magnolia is $39,250 per year, which is lower than the average for teachers state-wide.