With an overall population of 28,778 and a student population of 41,052, approximately 41,052 of West Lafayette students attend one of West Lafayette's schools that offer teaching programs.
Purdue University-Main Campus is the largest teaching school in West Lafayette, based on student population. Approximately 201 students graduated in 2010 from Purdue University-Main Campus with credentials in teaching.
A reported 529 students graduated with credentials in teaching in West Lafayette in 2010. If you decide to attend one of West Lafayette's teaching schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,638 per year in instate tuition and $37,118 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,220 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in West Lafayette. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,710 per year, on average, for room and board at West Lafayette-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,238.
As a teacher in West Lafayette, you can expect to make an average salary of $53,210 per year. This is higher than the average salary for teachers in the state.