Pullman has a total population of 24,675 and a student population of 26,101. Of these students, 26,101 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Pullman, by student population, is Washington State University. In 2010, Washington State University graduated approximately 547 students with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 612 students graduated with a teaching certificate in Pullman. If you decide to attend one of Pullman's teaching schools, you can expect to pay an average of $22,297 per year in instate tuition and $33,373 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $936 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Pullman. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,886 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you 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 Pullman, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 34 teachers in Washington State were working in the greater Pullman area. The number of teachers in Pullman 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 Pullman is $56,830 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.