With an overall population of 5,634 and a student population of 2,712, approximately 2,712 of Chadron students attend one of Chadron's schools that offer teaching programs.
Chadron State College is the largest teaching school in Chadron, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 40 students graduated from the Teaching program at Chadron State College.
A total of 102 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Chadron in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Chadron's teaching schools was $13,280 per year for instate students and $16,950 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,050 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,888 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Chadron, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 10,970 teachers in Nebraska. Of these teachers, 1,400 were working in the greater Chadron area. The government projects that the number of teachers in Chadron will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Chadron, you can expect to make an average salary of $43,360 per year. This is higher than the average salary for teachers in the state.