Ottawa has a total population of 11,921 and a student population of 525. Of these students, 525 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Ottawa University is the largest teaching school in Ottawa, based on student population. In 2010, Ottawa University graduated approximately 10 students with credentials in teaching.
A total of 10 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Ottawa in 2010. If you decide to attend a teaching school in Ottawa, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $19,450.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Ottawa. And if you live on campus at one of the Ottawa-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $7,496 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Ottawa, your job prospects are good. There were 17,840 teachers working in Kansas and 12,720 working in the greater Ottawa area in 2010. The government projects that the number of teachers in Ottawa will 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 Ottawa is $42,750 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.