There are 2 teaching schools in Lubbock, Texas. Lubbock has a total population of 199,564 and a student population of 35,781. Of these students, 31,955 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Lubbock Christian University is the largest teaching school in Lubbock, based on student population. Approximately 36 students graduated in 2010 from Lubbock Christian University with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 146 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Lubbock's teaching schools. If you decide to attend one of Lubbock's teaching schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,880 per year in instate tuition and $25,204 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,075 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,380 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Lubbock after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Lubbock, which is the most popular teaching profession, are good. There were 156,930 teachers working in Texas and 1,480 working in the greater Lubbock area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 38% in Lubbock. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Lubbock is $39,800 per year, which is lower than the average for teachers state-wide.
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