Brownsville has a general population of 139,722 and an overall student population of 17,804. Approximately 17,151 of Brownsville's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Brownsville, the largest teaching school, by student population, is The University of Texas at Brownsville. In 2010, The University of Texas at Brownsville graduated approximately 125 students with credentials in teaching.
A reported 187 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Brownsville in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Brownsville's teaching schools was $15,608 per year for instate students and $22,810 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $646 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,367 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,826.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Brownsville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 156,930 teachers in Texas. Of these teachers, 2,640 were working in the greater Brownsville area. The government projects that the number of teachers in Brownsville 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 Brownsville is $46,060 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.