Ellensburg has a total population of 15,414 and a student population of 11,357. Of these students, 11,357 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Ellensburg, the largest teaching school, by student population, is Central Washington University. In 2010, Central Washington University graduated approximately 248 students from its teaching program.
A reported 477 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Ellensburg in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,070 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Ellensburg teaching schools was an average of $29,333 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $972 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,460 per year, on average, for room and board at Ellensburg-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Ellensburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 28,480 teachers in Washington State, 890 were working in the greater Ellensburg area. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 12% in Ellensburg. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Ellensburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $54,460 per year. This is lower than the average salary for teachers in the state.