With an overall population of 78,296 and a student population of 7,938, approximately 4,488 of Southfield students attend one of Southfield's schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Southfield, by student population, is Lawrence Technological University. In 2010, approximately 10 students graduated from the Teaching program at Lawrence Technological University.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Southfield's teaching schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $23,008 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,319 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Southfield. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,353 per year, on average, for room and board at Southfield-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,185.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Southfield, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 teachers in Michigan were working in the greater Southfield area. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 7% in Southfield. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Southfield is $60,810 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for teachers.