River Forest, Illinois has 2 teaching schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in teaching. With an overall population of 11,635 and a student population of 8,958, approximately 8,958 of River Forest students attend one of River Forest's schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in River Forest, by student population, is Concordia University. Approximately 297 students graduated in 2010 from Concordia University with credentials in teaching.
A reported 590 students graduated with credentials in teaching in River Forest in 2010. If you decide to attend a teaching school in River Forest, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $24,077.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,900 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $27,965.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in River Forest, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 84,620 teachers in Illinois, 50,600 were working in the greater River Forest area. The number of teachers in River Forest is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in River Forest is $61,070 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for teachers.
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