Siloam Springs has a general population of 10,843 and an overall student population of 2,073. Approximately 2,073 of Siloam Springs's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Siloam Springs, by student population, is John Brown University. In 2010, approximately 23 students graduated from the Teaching program at John Brown University.
A total of 34 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Siloam Springs in 2010. If you decide to attend a teaching school in Siloam Springs, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $18,880.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Siloam Springs. And if you live on campus at one of the Siloam Springs-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $6,876 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Siloam Springs, your job prospects are good. There were 11,010 teachers working in Arkansas and 1,890 working in the greater Siloam Springs area in 2010. The number of teachers in Siloam Springs is expected to increase by 27% 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 Siloam Springs is $47,810 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.