With an overall population of 14,431 and a student population of 14,338, approximately 7,169 of Thibodaux students attend one of Thibodaux's schools that offer teaching programs.
Thibodaux's largest teaching school is Nicholls State University. In 2010, Nicholls State University graduated approximately 28 students with credentials in teaching.
A total of 88 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Thibodaux in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,311 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Thibodaux teaching schools was an average of $21,779 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Thibodaux-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $7,310 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Thibodaux, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 27,100 teachers in Louisiana. Of these teachers, 1,330 were working in the greater Thibodaux area. The government projects that the number of teachers in Thibodaux will increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Thibodaux, you can expect to make an average salary of $44,570 per year. This is lower than the average salary for teachers in the state.