With an overall population of 2,972 and a student population of 2,084, approximately 2,084 of Wilburton students attend one of Wilburton's schools that offer teaching programs.
Eastern Oklahoma State College is the largest teaching school in Wilburton, based on student population. In 2010, Eastern Oklahoma State College graduated approximately 45 students from its teaching program.
In 2010, 65 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Wilburton's teaching schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $9,992 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Wilburton teaching schools was an average of $13,622 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,251 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Wilburton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,848 per year, on average, for room and board at Wilburton-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,258.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Wilburton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 7 teachers in Oklahoma were working in the greater Wilburton area. Wilburton's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Wilburton, you can expect to make an average salary of $38,060 per year. This is lower than the average salary for teachers in the state.