With an overall population of 23,220 and a student population of 5,381, approximately 5,381 of Sanford students attend one of Sanford's schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Sanford, by student population, is Central Carolina Community College. Approximately 102 students graduated in 2010 from Central Carolina Community College with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 121 students graduated with a teaching certificate in Sanford. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Sanford was $1,688 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for teaching related books and supplies each year.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Sanford, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 11 teachers in North Carolina were working in the greater Sanford area. The government projects that the number of teachers in Sanford will increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Sanford is $42,780 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.