San Rafael has a general population of 56,063 and an overall student population of 2,094. Approximately 2,094 of San Rafael's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
San Rafael's largest teaching school is Dominican University of California. In 2010, Dominican University of California graduated approximately 29 students with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 47 students graduated with a teaching certificate from one of San Rafael's teaching schools. If you decide to attend a teaching school in San Rafael, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $33,840.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $13,150 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $38,574.
If you plan on staying in San Rafael after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in San Rafael, which is the most popular teaching profession, are good. In 2010, there were 197,500 teachers in California. Of these teachers, 5,250 were working in the greater San Rafael area. The government projects that the number of teachers in San Rafael will increase by 18% 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 San Rafael is $60,940 per year, which is lower than the average for teachers state-wide.