Alpine has a total population of 5,786 and a student population of 3,047. Of these students, 3,047 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Alpine's largest teaching school is Sul Ross State University. Approximately 13 students graduated in 2010 from Sul Ross State University with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 20 students graduated with a teaching degree in Alpine. Tuition in 2009 at Alpine's teaching schools was $15,066 per year for instate students and $21,714 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Alpine-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $6,370 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Alpine, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 75 teachers in Texas were working in the greater Alpine area. The government projects that the number of teachers in Alpine will increase by 38% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Alpine is $48,470 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.