River Falls has a total population of 12,560 and a student population of 6,728. Of these students, 6,728 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in River Falls, the largest teaching school, by student population, is University of Wisconsin-River Falls. In 2010, University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduated approximately 81 students from its teaching program.
A total of 245 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in River Falls in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,149 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all River Falls teaching schools was an average of $22,722 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $330 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,330 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a teacher in River Falls, your job prospects are not very good. There were 32,380 teachers working in Wisconsin and 16,490 working in the greater River Falls area in 2010. The government projects that the number of teachers in River Falls will increase by 4% 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 River Falls is $54,080 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for teachers.