Lacey has a total population of 31,226 and a student population of 1,672. Of these students, 1,672 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Saint Martin's University is the largest teaching school in Lacey, based on student population. In 2010, Saint Martin's University graduated approximately 25 students from its teaching program.
A reported 43 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Lacey in 2010. If you decide to attend a teaching school in Lacey, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $25,182.
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 Lacey. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,360 per year, on average, for room and board at Lacey-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lacey, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 26 teachers in Washington State were working in the greater Lacey area. The government projects that the number of teachers in Lacey will increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Lacey is $60,350 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for teachers.