Northern Illinois University is the largest teaching school in Dekalb, based on student population. In 2010, Northern Illinois University graduated approximately 259 students with credentials in teaching.
A total of 579 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Dekalb in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Dekalb's teaching schools was $22,700 per year for instate students and $30,444 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,400 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Dekalb-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $9,588 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Dekalb after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Dekalb, which is the most popular teaching profession, are average. Dekalb's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.