Vernon has a general population of 11,660 and an overall student population of 3,163. Approximately 3,163 of Vernon's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Vernon's largest teaching school is Vernon College. In 2010, Vernon College graduated approximately 2 students from its teaching program.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Vernon's teaching schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,136 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Vernon teaching schools was an average of $13,636 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Vernon. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,380 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,630.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Vernon, your job prospects are good. There were 156,930 teachers working in Texas and 4,680 working in the greater Vernon area in 2010. Vernon's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 38% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Vernon, you can expect to make an average salary of $44,220 per year. This is lower than the average salary for teachers in the state.