Fayette has a total population of 1,300 and a student population of 5,774. Of these students, 5,774 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Fayette, by student population, is Upper Iowa University. In 2010, Upper Iowa University graduated approximately 58 students from its teaching program.
In 2010, 70 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Fayette's teaching schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,418 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,400 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,578 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $25,218.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fayette, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 21,700 teachers in Iowa, 1,470 were working in the greater Fayette area. The number of teachers in Fayette is expected to increase by 15% 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 Fayette is $43,250 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.