With an overall population of 14,929 and a student population of 5,767, approximately 5,767 of Uvalde students attend one of Uvalde's schools that offer teaching programs.
Uvalde's largest teaching school is Southwest Texas Junior College. In 2010, Southwest Texas Junior College graduated approximately 1 students with credentials in teaching.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Uvalde in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Uvalde's teaching schools was $10,898 per year for instate students and $11,198 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,130 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,600 per year, on average, for room and board at Uvalde-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,771.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Uvalde, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 156,930 teachers in Texas, 2,140 were working in the greater Uvalde area. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 38% in Uvalde. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Uvalde, you can expect to make an average salary of $48,470 per year. This is higher than the average salary for teachers in the state.