Seward has a general population of 6,319 and an overall student population of 1,717. Approximately 1,717 of Seward's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Seward, by student population, is Concordia University. In 2010, approximately 59 students graduated from the Teaching program at Concordia University.
A reported 185 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Seward in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,250 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $750 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Seward. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,520 per year, on average, for room and board at Seward-based teaching schools. Students who live at home 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 Seward, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 10,970 teachers in Nebraska, 1,640 were working in the greater Seward area. Seward'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.