Walla Walla has a general population of 29,686 and an overall student population of 6,568. Approximately 5,053 of Walla Walla's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Walla Walla, the largest teaching school, by student population, is Walla Walla Community College. In 2010, Walla Walla Community College graduated approximately 7 students from its teaching program.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with a teaching degree in Walla Walla. If you decide to attend a teaching school in Walla Walla, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,171.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $972 for teaching related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Walla Walla after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Walla Walla, which is the most popular teaching profession, are good. There were 28,480 teachers working in Washington State and 750 working in the greater Walla Walla area in 2010. The government projects that the number of teachers in Walla Walla 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 Walla Walla is $56,830 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.