With an overall population of 36,145 and a student population of 14,191, approximately 13,303 of Cedar Falls students attend one of Cedar Falls's schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Cedar Falls, the largest teaching school, by student population, is University of Northern Iowa. Approximately 283 students graduated in 2010 from University of Northern Iowa with credentials in teaching.
A total of 456 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Cedar Falls in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Cedar Falls's teaching schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,077 per year in instate tuition and $26,341 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,035 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Cedar Falls-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $6,960 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,097.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Cedar Falls, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 21 teachers in Iowa were working in the greater Cedar Falls area. The number of teachers in Cedar Falls is expected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Cedar Falls, you can expect to make an average salary of $47,840 per year. This is higher than the average salary for teachers in the state.