With an overall population of 569 and a student population of 2,492, approximately 2,492 of Peru students attend one of Peru's schools that offer teaching programs.
Peru's largest teaching school is Peru State College. In 2010, approximately 123 students graduated from the Teaching program at Peru State College.
A total of 219 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Peru in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $4,946 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $850 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Peru-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $4,962 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,396.
If you plan on staying in Peru after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Peru, which is the most popular teaching profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 8 teachers in Nebraska were working in the greater Peru area. Peru's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Peru, you can expect to make an average salary of $51,370 per year. This is higher than the average salary for teachers in the state.