Valdosta, Georgia has 3 teaching schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in teaching. With an overall population of 43,724 and a student population of 17,089, approximately 17,089 of Valdosta students attend one of Valdosta's schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 3 teaching schools in Valdosta, the largest teaching school, by student population, is Valdosta State University. Approximately 138 students graduated in 2010 from Valdosta State University with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 476 students graduated with a teaching degree in Valdosta. If you decide to attend one of Valdosta's teaching schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,024 per year in instate tuition and $28,606 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $750 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Valdosta. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,420 per year, on average, for room and board at Valdosta-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,461.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Valdosta, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 20,360 teachers in Georgia, 660 were working in the greater Valdosta area. The number of teachers in Valdosta is expected to increase by 29% 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 Valdosta is $50,140 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.
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