College Station has a general population of 67,890 and an overall student population of 50,530. Approximately 48,702 of College Station's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Texas A & M University is the largest teaching school in College Station, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 46 students graduated from the Teaching program at Texas A & M University.
In 2010, 98 students graduated with a teaching degree in College Station. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,316 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all College Station teaching schools was an average of $34,746 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,278 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in College Station. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,039 per year, on average, for room and board at College Station-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,277.
If you plan on staying in College Station after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in College Station, which is the most popular teaching profession, are good. There were 156,930 teachers working in Texas and 1,240 working in the greater College Station area in 2010. The number of teachers in College Station is expected to 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 College Station is $45,950 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.