With an overall population of 104,197 and a student population of 6,575, approximately 6,341 of Wichita Falls students attend one of Wichita Falls's schools that offer teaching programs.
Wichita Falls's largest teaching school is Midwestern State University. In 2010, Midwestern State University graduated approximately 39 students from its teaching program.
A total of 48 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Wichita Falls in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Wichita Falls's teaching schools was $14,202 per year for instate students and $14,922 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Wichita Falls-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $4,426 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Wichita Falls, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 150 teachers in Texas were working in the greater Wichita Falls area. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 38% in Wichita Falls. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Wichita Falls is $43,550 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.