Brownwood has a total population of 18,813 and a student population of 1,232. Of these students, 1,232 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Brownwood's largest teaching school is Howard Payne University. In 2010, Howard Payne University graduated approximately 19 students from its teaching program.
A reported 37 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Brownwood in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,650 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,587 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Brownwood, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 34 teachers in Texas were working in the greater Brownwood area. The government projects that the number of teachers in Brownwood 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 Brownwood is $44,220 per year, which is lower than the average for teachers state-wide.