With an overall population of 3,579 and a student population of 9,429, approximately 9,429 of Cullowhee students attend one of Cullowhee's schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Cullowhee, by student population, is Western Carolina University. Approximately 123 students graduated in 2010 from Western Carolina University with credentials in teaching.
A reported 409 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Cullowhee in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Cullowhee's teaching schools was $14,470 per year for instate students and $24,067 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,006 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,982 per year, on average, for room and board at Cullowhee-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Cullowhee after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Cullowhee, which is the most popular teaching profession, are good. There were 38,840 teachers working in North Carolina and 2,460 working in the greater Cullowhee area in 2010. The government projects that the number of teachers in Cullowhee will increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Cullowhee, you can expect to make an average salary of $40,460 per year. This is lower than the average salary for teachers in the state.