Rexburg has a general population of 17,257 and an overall student population of 15,173. Approximately 14,944 of Rexburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Rexburg's largest teaching school is Brigham Young University-Idaho. Approximately 213 students graduated in 2010 from Brigham Young University-Idaho with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 524 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Rexburg's teaching schools. If you decide to attend a teaching school in Rexburg, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,580.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,152 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Rexburg. And if you live on campus at one of the Rexburg-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $1,800 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,294.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Rexburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 7,790 teachers in Idaho, 690 were working in the greater Rexburg area. Rexburg's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Rexburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $44,940 per year. This is lower than the average salary for teachers in the state.