Willimantic has a total population of 15,823 and a student population of 5,624. Of these students, 5,610 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Eastern Connecticut State University is the largest teaching school in Willimantic, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 34 students graduated from the Teaching program at Eastern Connecticut State University.
A reported 123 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Willimantic in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Willimantic's teaching schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,805 per year in instate tuition and $29,246 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,412 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Willimantic. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,580 per year, on average, for room and board at Willimantic-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,469.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Willimantic, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 17,650 teachers in Connecticut, 380 were working in the greater Willimantic area. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 16% in Willimantic. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Willimantic is $58,930 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.