With an overall population of 2,435 and a student population of 2,698, approximately 2,698 of Sylva students attend one of Sylva's schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Sylva, the largest teaching school, by student population, is Southwestern Community College. In 2010, approximately 16 students graduated from the Teaching program at Southwestern Community College.
A reported 17 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Sylva in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,465 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,125 for teaching related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Sylva after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Sylva, which is the most popular teaching profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 16 teachers in North Carolina were working in the greater Sylva area. Sylva's teacher workforce is projected to 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 Sylva is $40,460 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.