Salina has a total population of 45,679 and a student population of 1,716. Of these students, 852 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Salina, the largest teaching school, by student population, is Kansas Wesleyan University. Approximately 16 students graduated in 2010 from Kansas Wesleyan University with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Salina's teaching schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,200 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,600 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Salina after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Salina, which is the most popular teaching profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 teachers in Kansas were working in the greater Salina area. The government projects that the number of teachers in Salina will increase by 20% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Salina, 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.