Lowell has a general population of 105,167 and an overall student population of 14,517. Approximately 13,602 of Lowell's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
University of Massachusetts-Lowell is the largest teaching school in Lowell, based on student population. Approximately 19 students graduated in 2010 from University of Massachusetts-Lowell with credentials in teaching.
A reported 23 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Lowell in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Lowell's teaching schools, you can expect to pay an average of $22,148 per year in instate tuition and $34,168 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Lowell. And if you live on campus at one of the Lowell-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $8,475 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,513.
If you plan on staying in Lowell after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Lowell, which is the most popular teaching profession, are average. In 2010, there were 30,470 teachers in Massachusetts. Of these teachers, 1,130 were working in the greater Lowell area. The government projects that the number of teachers in Lowell will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Lowell, you can expect to make an average salary of $61,190 per year. This is higher than the average salary for teachers in the state.