With an overall population of 105,166 and a student population of 35,114, approximately 34,130 of Provo students attend one of Provo's schools that offer teaching programs.
Brigham Young University is the largest teaching school in Provo, based on student population. In 2010, Brigham Young University graduated approximately 227 students with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 628 students graduated with a teaching degree in Provo. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Provo was $4,290 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Provo. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,840 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,990.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Provo, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 6 teachers in Utah were working in the greater Provo area. The number of teachers in Provo is expected to increase by 34% 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 Provo is $43,650 per year, which is lower than the average for teachers state-wide.