Emporia has a general population of 26,760 and an overall student population of 6,920. Approximately 6,314 of Emporia's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Emporia, the largest teaching school, by student population, is Emporia State University. Approximately 138 students graduated in 2010 from Emporia State University with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 315 students graduated with a teaching degree in Emporia. Tuition in 2009 at Emporia's teaching schools was $15,372 per year for instate students and $24,576 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,146 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Emporia, your job prospects are good. There were 17,840 teachers working in Kansas and 5,750 working in the greater Emporia area in 2010. Emporia's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 20% 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 Emporia is $39,890 per year, which is lower than the average for teachers state-wide.