There are 2 teaching schools in Hickory, North Carolina. Hickory has a total population of 37,222 and a student population of 7,202. Of these students, 7,202 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Hickory, by student population, is Catawba Valley Community College. In 2010, approximately 34 students graduated from the Teaching program at Catawba Valley Community College.
In 2010, 68 students graduated with a teaching degree in Hickory. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,965 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,155 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,540 per year, on average, for room and board at Hickory-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,392.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Hickory, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 38,840 teachers in North Carolina, 1,600 were working in the greater Hickory area. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 13% in Hickory. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Hickory is $42,770 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.
2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, North Carolina 28602-0699
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625 7th Avenue NE, Hickory, North Carolina 28601