With an overall population of 15,605 and a student population of 2,835, approximately 997 of Waterville students attend one of Waterville's schools that offer teaching programs.
Waterville's largest teaching school is Thomas College. In 2010, Thomas College graduated approximately 15 students from its teaching program.
In 2010, 26 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Waterville's teaching schools. If you decide to attend a teaching school in Waterville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $20,440.
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 $8,410 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $23,840.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Waterville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 3,190 teachers in Maine. Of these teachers, 960 were working in the greater Waterville area. The government projects that the number of teachers in Waterville will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Waterville, you can expect to make an average salary of $46,560 per year. This is lower than the average salary for teachers in the state.