Romeoville has a total population of 21,153 and a student population of 5,847. Of these students, 5,847 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Lewis University is the largest teaching school in Romeoville, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 60 students graduated from the Teaching program at Lewis University.
In 2010, 89 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Romeoville's teaching schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,990 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Romeoville-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $8,700 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,890.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Romeoville, your job prospects are good. There were 84,620 teachers working in Illinois and 50,600 working in the greater Romeoville area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 16% in Romeoville. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Romeoville is $61,070 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for teachers.