Waxahachie has a total population of 21,426 and a student population of 2,018. Of these students, 2,018 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Southwestern Assemblies of God University is the largest teaching school in Waxahachie, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 26 students graduated from the Teaching program at Southwestern Assemblies of God University.
A total of 42 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Waxahachie in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,780 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,204 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Waxahachie-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $5,280 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,284.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Waxahachie, your job prospects are good. There were 156,930 teachers working in Texas and 29,700 working in the greater Waxahachie area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 38% in Waxahachie. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Waxahachie, you can expect to make an average salary of $53,610 per year. This is higher than the average salary for teachers in the state.