Richardson has a total population of 91,802 and a student population of 16,988. Of these students, 15,783 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Richardson's largest teaching school is The University of Texas at Dallas. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Teaching program at The University of Texas at Dallas.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Richardson in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,772 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Richardson teaching schools was an average of $32,602 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Richardson. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,228 per year, on average, for room and board at Richardson-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,820.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Richardson, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 teachers in Texas were working in the greater Richardson area. The government projects that the number of teachers in Richardson will 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 Richardson is $53,610 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for teachers.