Defiance has a total population of 16,465 and a student population of 1,070. Of these students, 1,070 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Defiance, by student population, is Defiance College. In 2010, Defiance College graduated approximately 8 students with credentials in teaching.
A reported 26 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Defiance in 2010. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Defiance was $22,895 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,350 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Defiance. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,750 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $27,670.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Defiance, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 19,090 teachers in Ohio, 2,090 were working in the greater Defiance area. The government projects that the number of teachers in Defiance will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Defiance, you can expect to make an average salary of $51,800 per year. This is higher than the average salary for teachers in the state.