Bentonville has a total population of 19,730 and a student population of 8,006. Of these students, 8,006 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Bentonville, by student population, is NorthWest Arkansas Community College. In 2010, NorthWest Arkansas Community College graduated approximately 25 students with credentials in teaching.
A reported 29 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Bentonville in 2010. If you decide to attend a teaching school in Bentonville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,014.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for teaching related books and supplies every year.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bentonville, your job prospects are good. There were 11,010 teachers working in Arkansas and 1,890 working in the greater Bentonville area in 2010. Bentonville's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Bentonville, you can expect to make an average salary of $47,810 per year. This is higher than the average salary for teachers in the state.