Arlington has a general population of 189,453 and an overall student population of 4,947. Approximately 3,480 of Arlington's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Marymount University is the largest teaching school in Arlington, based on student population. In 2010, Marymount University graduated approximately 46 students from its teaching program.
A reported 85 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Arlington in 2010. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Arlington was $22,620 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,745 per year, on average, for room and board at Arlington-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,070.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Arlington, your job prospects are good. There were 39,280 teachers working in Virginia and 23,350 working in the greater Arlington area in 2010. The number of teachers in Arlington is expected to increase by 23% 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 Arlington is $66,610 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.