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Teaching Schools in Tacoma, Washington State

Teaching Schools in Tacoma, WA

If you are interested in pursuing teaching, you may want to consider attending one of the 3 teaching schools in Tacoma, Washington. Tacoma has a total population of 193,556 and a student population of 22,872. Of these students, 13,285 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.

Of the 3 teaching schools in Tacoma, the largest teaching school, by student population, is Pacific Lutheran University. Approximately 75 students graduated in 2010 from Pacific Lutheran University with credentials in teaching.

A reported 183 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Tacoma in 2010. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Tacoma was $22,187 per year, on average.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $981 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Tacoma. And if you live on campus at one of the Tacoma-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $9,015 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $24,712.

Teaching Salaries and Career Outlook in Tacoma

Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Tacoma, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 28,480 teachers in Washington State, 3,820 were working in the greater Tacoma area. Tacoma's teacher workforce is projected to 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 Tacoma is $60,060 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Teaching Degree in Tacoma
  • Associates Degree in Teaching
  • Bachelors Degree in Teaching
  • Teaching Classes
  • Teaching Courses
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  1. 1Tacoma Community CollegeTacoma Community College

    6501 S 19th St, Tacoma, Washington 98466-6100

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  2. 2Pacific Lutheran UniversityPacific Lutheran University

    1010 122nd St So, Tacoma, Washington 98447-0003

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  3. 3University of Puget SoundUniversity of Puget Sound

    1500 N Warner, Tacoma, Washington 98416

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree