Crete has a total population of 6,028 and a student population of 964. Of these students, 964 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Crete's largest teaching school is Doane College. In 2010, Doane College graduated approximately 24 students from its teaching program.
A reported 36 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Crete in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,040 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $850 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Crete. And if you live on campus at one of the Crete-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $5,970 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,990.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Crete, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 10,970 teachers in Nebraska, 720 were working in the greater Crete area. The government projects that the number of teachers in Crete will increase by 16% 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 Crete is $51,370 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.