Glenwood Springs has a general population of 7,736 and an overall student population of 5,763. Approximately 5,741 of Glenwood Springs's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Colorado Mountain College is the largest teaching school in Glenwood Springs, based on student population. In 2010, Colorado Mountain College graduated approximately 17 students from its teaching program.
A total of 17 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Glenwood Springs in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Glenwood Springs's teaching schools was $12,509 per year for instate students and $17,309 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $700 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,040 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Glenwood Springs, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 15 teachers in Colorado were working in the greater Glenwood Springs area. The government projects that the number of teachers in Glenwood Springs will increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Glenwood Springs, you can expect to make an average salary of $43,960 per year. This is lower than the average salary for teachers in the state.