Alva has a general population of 5,288 and an overall student population of 2,245. Approximately 2,210 of Alva's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Alva, the largest teaching school, by student population, is Northwestern Oklahoma State University. In 2010, approximately 24 students graduated from the Teaching program at Northwestern Oklahoma State University.
A reported 69 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Alva in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Alva's teaching schools, you can expect to pay an average of $12,647 per year in instate tuition and $18,878 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,700 per year, on average, for room and board at Alva-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Alva after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Alva, which is the most popular teaching profession, are good. There were 18,000 teachers working in Oklahoma and 1,530 working in the greater Alva area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 17% in Alva. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Alva is $39,430 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.