Belton has a total population of 14,623 and a student population of 2,689. Of these students, 2,689 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Belton, by student population, is University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. In 2010, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor graduated approximately 42 students from its teaching program.
In 2010, 86 students graduated with a teaching degree in Belton. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Belton was $20,650 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Belton. And if you live on campus at one of the Belton-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $5,350 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Belton, your job prospects are good. There were 156,930 teachers working in Texas and 2,910 working in the greater Belton area in 2010. The government projects that the number of teachers in Belton will increase by 38% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Belton is $45,500 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.