Bethany has a general population of 20,307 and an overall student population of 2,441. Approximately 2,110 of Bethany's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Bethany's largest teaching school is Southern Nazarene University. In 2010, Southern Nazarene University graduated approximately 8 students with credentials in teaching.
A reported 31 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Bethany in 2010. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Bethany was $17,664 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Bethany. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,690 per year, on average, for room and board at Bethany-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $22,264.
If you plan on staying in Bethany after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Bethany, which is the most popular teaching profession, are good. In 2010, there were 18,000 teachers in Oklahoma. Of these teachers, 5,740 were working in the greater Bethany area. The government projects that the number of teachers in Bethany will increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Bethany, you can expect to make an average salary of $41,340 per year. This is higher than the average salary for teachers in the state.