With an overall population of 7,818 and a student population of 1,808, approximately 1,808 of College Place students attend one of College Place's schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in College Place, by student population, is Walla Walla University. Approximately 14 students graduated in 2010 from Walla Walla University with credentials in teaching.
A total of 17 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in College Place in 2010. If you decide to attend a teaching school in College Place, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $22,794.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,068 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in College Place. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,010 per year, on average, for room and board at College Place-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,698.
If you plan on staying in College Place after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in College Place, which is the most popular teaching profession, are good. In 2010, of the 28,480 teachers in Washington State, 750 were working in the greater College Place area. The number of teachers in College Place is expected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in College Place is $56,830 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.