Russellville has a total population of 23,682 and a student population of 8,873. Of these students, 8,814 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Russellville, by student population, is Arkansas Tech University. In 2010, Arkansas Tech University graduated approximately 80 students with credentials in teaching.
A reported 219 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Russellville in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Russellville's teaching schools, you can expect to pay an average of $13,688 per year in instate tuition and $17,696 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,380 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Russellville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,256 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,432.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Russellville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 11,010 teachers in Arkansas, 1,010 were working in the greater Russellville area. The number of teachers in Russellville is expected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Russellville is $40,160 per year, which is lower than the average for teachers state-wide.