Edinburg has a general population of 48,465 and an overall student population of 18,337. Approximately 18,337 of Edinburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Edinburg's largest teaching school is The University of Texas-Pan American. Approximately 14 students graduated in 2010 from The University of Texas-Pan American with credentials in teaching.
A reported 45 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Edinburg in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Edinburg's teaching schools was $14,469 per year for instate students and $21,117 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,294 per year, on average, for room and board at Edinburg-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,843.
If you plan on staying in Edinburg after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Edinburg, which is the most popular teaching profession, are good. In 2010, of the 156,930 teachers in Texas, 6,620 were working in the greater Edinburg area. Edinburg's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 38% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Edinburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $51,020 per year. This is higher than the average salary for teachers in the state.