With an overall population of 73,344 and a student population of 3,386, approximately 3,386 of Longview students attend one of Longview's schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Longview, the largest teaching school, by student population, is LeTourneau University. In 2010, LeTourneau University graduated approximately 215 students from its teaching program.
In 2010, 232 students graduated with a teaching degree in Longview. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,400 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,365 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Longview-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $7,950 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Longview, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 156,930 teachers in Texas. Of these teachers, 1,010 were working in the greater Longview area. The government projects that the number of teachers in Longview will increase by 38% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Longview, you can expect to make an average salary of $43,720 per year. This is lower than the average salary for teachers in the state.