Fort Collins has a general population of 118,652 and an overall student population of 30,029. Approximately 28,902 of Fort Collins's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Fort Collins, by student population, is Colorado State University. In 2010, Colorado State University graduated approximately 8 students with credentials in teaching.
A reported 8 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Fort Collins in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,054 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Fort Collins teaching schools was an average of $33,976 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,126 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,378 per year, on average, for room and board at Fort Collins-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Fort Collins after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Fort Collins, which is the most popular teaching profession, are good. In 2010, of the 21,560 teachers in Colorado, 1,340 were working in the greater Fort Collins area. The number of teachers in Fort Collins is expected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Fort Collins is $46,370 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.