There are 2 teaching schools in Hobbs, New Mexico. Hobbs has a total population of 28,657 and a student population of 2,841. Of these students, 2,841 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
University of the Southwest is the largest teaching school in Hobbs, based on student population. In 2010, University of the Southwest graduated approximately 10 students from its teaching program.
A reported 27 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Hobbs in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,796 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Hobbs teaching schools was an average of $16,856 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,254 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Hobbs. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,760 per year, on average, for room and board at Hobbs-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,504.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Hobbs, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 9,350 teachers in New Mexico. Of these teachers, 2,160 were working in the greater Hobbs area. The number of teachers in Hobbs is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Hobbs, you can expect to make an average salary of $47,720 per year. This is lower than the average salary for teachers in the state.