With an overall population of 12,875 and a student population of 7,634, approximately 7,634 of Canyon students attend one of Canyon's schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Canyon, by student population, is West Texas A & M University. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from West Texas A & M University with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a teaching degree in Canyon. If you decide to attend one of Canyon's teaching schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,970 per year in instate tuition and $22,618 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Canyon-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $5,466 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,944.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Canyon, your job prospects are good. There were 156,930 teachers working in Texas and 1,530 working in the greater Canyon area in 2010. The number of teachers in Canyon is expected to 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 Canyon is $45,650 per year, which is lower than the average for teachers state-wide.