Hillsboro has a general population of 2,854 and an overall student population of 640. Approximately 640 of Hillsboro's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Hillsboro's largest teaching school is Tabor College. In 2010, Tabor College graduated approximately 6 students from its teaching program.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a teaching degree in Hillsboro. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,660 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $700 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,870 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Hillsboro, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 17,840 teachers in Kansas, 5,750 were working in the greater Hillsboro area. Hillsboro's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Hillsboro, you can expect to make an average salary of $39,890 per year. This is lower than the average salary for teachers in the state.