With an overall population of 20,527 and a student population of 8,522, approximately 8,066 of Cedar City students attend one of Cedar City's schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Cedar City, the largest teaching school, by student population, is Southern Utah University. In 2010, approximately 77 students graduated from the Teaching program at Southern Utah University.
A total of 161 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Cedar City in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Cedar City's teaching schools was $14,255 per year for instate students and $22,833 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,036 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Cedar City. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,300 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,855.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Cedar City, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 24 teachers in Utah were working in the greater Cedar City area. The number of teachers in Cedar City is expected to increase by 34% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Cedar City, you can expect to make an average salary of $61,120 per year. This is higher than the average salary for teachers in the state.