Lewiston has a total population of 30,904 and a student population of 4,292. Of these students, 4,200 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Lewiston, the largest teaching school, by student population, is Lewis-Clark State College. In 2010, Lewis-Clark State College graduated approximately 45 students with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 57 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Lewiston's teaching schools. If you decide to attend one of Lewiston's teaching schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,886 per year in instate tuition and $26,076 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,520 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Lewiston. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,100 per year, on average, for room and board at Lewiston-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,356.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Lewiston, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 42 teachers in Idaho were working in the greater Lewiston area. The number of teachers in Lewiston is expected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Lewiston is $52,810 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for teachers.