With an overall population of 86,911 and a student population of 24,133, approximately 24,133 of Killeen students attend one of Killeen's schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Killeen, by student population, is Central Texas College. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Teaching program at Central Texas College.
Tuition in 2009 at Killeen's teaching schools was $10,489 per year for instate students and $13,069 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,575 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Killeen-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $4,639 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,692.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Killeen, your job prospects are good. There were 156,930 teachers working in Texas and 2,910 working in the greater Killeen area in 2010. The government projects that the number of teachers in Killeen will increase by 38% 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 Killeen is $45,500 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.