With an overall population of 14,732 and a student population of 2,353, approximately 2,304 of Scottsbluff students attend one of Scottsbluff's schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Scottsbluff, the largest teaching school, by student population, is Western Nebraska Community College. In 2010, Western Nebraska Community College graduated approximately 12 students from its teaching program.
A total of 18 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Scottsbluff in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Scottsbluff's teaching schools, you can expect to pay an average of $12,051 per year in instate tuition and $12,339 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,080 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,228 per year, on average, for room and board at Scottsbluff-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,390.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Scottsbluff, your job prospects are good. There were 10,970 teachers working in Nebraska and 1,400 working in the greater Scottsbluff area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 16% in Scottsbluff. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Scottsbluff is $43,360 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for teachers.