With an overall population of 14,921 and a student population of 10,424, approximately 10,424 of Stephenville students attend one of Stephenville's schools that offer teaching programs.
Tarleton State University is the largest teaching school in Stephenville, based on student population. In 2010, Tarleton State University graduated approximately 29 students from its teaching program.
In 2010, 48 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Stephenville's teaching schools. If you decide to attend one of Stephenville's teaching schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,055 per year in instate tuition and $22,703 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,174 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Stephenville. And if you live on campus at one of the Stephenville-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $6,591 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 Stephenville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 156,930 teachers in Texas, 1,360 were working in the greater Stephenville area. The government projects that the number of teachers in Stephenville will 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 Stephenville is $44,540 per year, which is lower than the average for teachers state-wide.