There are 2 teaching schools in Jacksonville, Illinois. Jacksonville has a general population of 18,940 and an overall student population of 1,448. Approximately 1,412 of Jacksonville's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Jacksonville, by student population, is Illinois College. Approximately 20 students graduated in 2010 from Illinois College with credentials in teaching.
A reported 39 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Jacksonville in 2010. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Jacksonville was $19,845 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $965 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,439 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $20,985.
If you plan on staying in Jacksonville after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Jacksonville, which is the most popular teaching profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 28 teachers in Illinois were working in the greater Jacksonville area. Jacksonville's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 16% 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 Jacksonville is $43,390 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.