Irving, Texas has 2 teaching schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in teaching. Irving has a total population of 191,615 and a student population of 20,586. Of these students, 14,527 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Irving, by student population, is University of Dallas. In 2010, University of Dallas graduated approximately 10 students from its teaching program.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Irving's teaching schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,762 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,550 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Irving. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,220 per year, on average, for room and board at Irving-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,076.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Irving, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 156,930 teachers in Texas, 29,700 were working in the greater Irving area. Irving's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 38% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Irving is $53,610 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.