Bemidji has a general population of 11,917 and an overall student population of 6,854. Approximately 5,175 of Bemidji's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Bemidji, by student population, is Bemidji State University. Approximately 76 students graduated in 2010 from Bemidji State University with credentials in teaching.
A reported 159 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Bemidji in 2010. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Bemidji was $7,202 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Bemidji. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,240 per year, on average, for room and board at Bemidji-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,290.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Bemidji, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 27,100 teachers in Minnesota. Of these teachers, 2,700 were working in the greater Bemidji area. Bemidji's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Bemidji is $48,490 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.