Parsons has a general population of 11,514 and an overall student population of 1,756. Approximately 1,756 of Parsons's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Labette Community College is the largest teaching school in Parsons, based on student population. Approximately 13 students graduated in 2010 from Labette Community College with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with a teaching degree in Parsons. If you decide to attend one of Parsons's teaching schools, you can expect to pay an average of $6,255 per year in instate tuition and $7,005 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $825 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $680 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,575.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Parsons, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 teachers in Kansas were working in the greater Parsons area. The government projects that the number of teachers in Parsons will 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 Parsons is $39,890 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.