Westminster has a total population of 100,940 and a student population of 19,001. Of these students, 18,713 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Westminster's largest teaching school is Front Range Community College. Approximately 53 students graduated in 2010 from Front Range Community College with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 64 students graduated with a teaching certificate from one of Westminster's teaching schools. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Westminster was $2,338 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,749 for teaching related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Westminster after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Westminster, which is the most popular teaching profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 teachers in Colorado were working in the greater Westminster area. The number of teachers in Westminster is expected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Westminster is $51,110 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.