Durant has a total population of 13,549 and a student population of 4,330. Of these students, 4,229 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Durant, by student population, is Southeastern Oklahoma State University. In 2010, Southeastern Oklahoma State University graduated approximately 78 students with credentials in teaching.
A total of 135 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Durant in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,923 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Durant teaching schools was an average of $20,294 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,900 per year, on average, for room and board at Durant-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Durant, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 19 teachers in Oklahoma were working in the greater Durant area. Durant's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Durant is $38,970 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.