Pine Bluff has a total population of 55,085 and a student population of 5,932. Of these students, 3,792 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Pine Bluff, the largest teaching school, by student population, is University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. In 2010, approximately 22 students graduated from the Teaching program at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
In 2010, 41 students graduated with a teaching degree in Pine Bluff. Tuition in 2009 at Pine Bluff's teaching schools was $16,104 per year for instate students and $20,784 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Pine Bluff-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $6,167 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,936.
If you plan on staying in Pine Bluff after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Pine Bluff, which is the most popular teaching profession, are good. In 2010, there were 11,010 teachers in Arkansas. Of these teachers, 470 were working in the greater Pine Bluff area. Pine Bluff's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Pine Bluff is $43,520 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for teachers.