Cheney has a general population of 8,832 and an overall student population of 11,300. Approximately 11,300 of Cheney's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Cheney, the largest teaching school, by student population, is Eastern Washington University. In 2010, approximately 66 students graduated from the Teaching program at Eastern Washington University.
A total of 235 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Cheney in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Cheney's teaching schools was $17,838 per year for instate students and $26,556 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,035 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,073 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,765.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Cheney, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 28,480 teachers in Washington State. Of these teachers, 1,800 were working in the greater Cheney area. The number of teachers in Cheney is expected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Cheney, you can expect to make an average salary of $59,790 per year. This is higher than the average salary for teachers in the state.