Bowie has a general population of 50,269 and an overall student population of 5,617. Approximately 5,617 of Bowie's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Bowie, by student population, is Bowie State University. In 2010, approximately 19 students graduated from the Teaching program at Bowie State University.
In 2010, 58 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Bowie's teaching schools. If you decide to attend one of Bowie's teaching schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,645 per year in instate tuition and $29,083 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $2,800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Bowie. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,135 per year, on average, for room and board at Bowie-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,511.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bowie, your job prospects are good. There were 28,420 teachers working in Maryland and 23,350 working in the greater Bowie area in 2010. The government projects that the number of teachers in Bowie will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Bowie is $66,610 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for teachers.