Prairie View has a general population of 4,410 and an overall student population of 8,608. Approximately 8,608 of Prairie View's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Prairie View A & M University is the largest teaching school in Prairie View, based on student population. In 2010, Prairie View A & M University graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Prairie View's teaching schools. Tuition in 2009 at Prairie View's teaching schools was $18,578 per year for instate students and $26,888 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Prairie View. And if you live on campus at one of the Prairie View-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $6,800 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,763.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Prairie View, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 156,930 teachers in Texas. Of these teachers, 38,420 were working in the greater Prairie View area. The number of teachers in Prairie View is expected 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 Prairie View is $52,000 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.