There are 2 teaching schools in Lawrence, Kansas. Lawrence has a total population of 80,098 and a student population of 30,472. Of these students, 30,301 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
University of Kansas is the largest teaching school in Lawrence, based on student population. Approximately 72 students graduated in 2010 from University of Kansas with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 234 students graduated with a teaching degree in Lawrence. Tuition in 2009 at Lawrence's teaching schools was $13,958 per year for instate students and $19,942 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,150 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Lawrence-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $6,802 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,354.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Lawrence, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 42 teachers in Kansas were working in the greater Lawrence area. Lawrence'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.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Lawrence is $41,510 per year, which is lower than the average for teachers state-wide.