With an overall population of 15,874 and a student population of 600, approximately 600 of Laurinburg students attend one of Laurinburg's schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Laurinburg, the largest teaching school, by student population, is St Andrews Presbyterian College. In 2010, St Andrews Presbyterian College graduated approximately 24 students from its teaching program.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with a teaching degree in Laurinburg. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,190 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,762 per year, on average, for room and board at Laurinburg-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,900.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Laurinburg, your job prospects are good. There were 38,840 teachers working in North Carolina and 3,570 working in the greater Laurinburg area in 2010. Laurinburg's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Laurinburg is $42,780 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.