Keene has a total population of 5,003 and a student population of 809. Of these students, 809 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Southwestern Adventist University is the largest teaching school in Keene, based on student population. In 2010, Southwestern Adventist University graduated approximately 21 students from its teaching program.
A reported 21 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Keene in 2010. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Keene was $16,216 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,008 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,148 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $19,576.
If you plan on staying in Keene after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Keene, which is the most popular teaching profession, are good. In 2010, there were 156,930 teachers in Texas. Of these teachers, 14,680 were working in the greater Keene area. Keene'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.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Keene is $52,750 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.