Laredo has a total population of 176,576 and a student population of 16,302. Of these students, 6,419 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Laredo, by student population, is Texas A & M International University. In 2010, approximately 34 students graduated from the Teaching program at Texas A & M International University.
In 2010, 50 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Laredo's teaching schools. If you decide to attend one of Laredo's teaching schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,667 per year in instate tuition and $22,315 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,750 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,918 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,749.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Laredo, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 11,960 teachers in Texas. Of these teachers, 140 were working in the greater Laredo area. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 36% in Laredo. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Laredo is $63,120 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for teachers.