With an overall population of 22,469 and a student population of 4,587, approximately 4,587 of Bristol students attend one of Bristol's schools that offer teaching programs.
Bristol's largest teaching school is Roger Williams University. In 2010, Roger Williams University graduated approximately 32 students with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 43 students graduated with a teaching degree in Bristol. If you decide to attend a teaching school in Bristol, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $28,700.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,290 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $31,650.
If you plan on staying in Bristol after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Bristol, which is the most popular teaching profession, are good. In 2010, of the 4,020 teachers in Rhode Island, 4,710 were working in the greater Bristol area. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 13% in Bristol. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Bristol is $66,070 per year. This is the same as the state-wide average salary for teachers.