Columbia has a population of 84,531 and is located in Boone county.
The average in-state tuition for full time undergraduate students in teaching schools in Columbia during the 2009 - 2010 school year was $15,364.00. The average tuition was $19,061.00 for non-residents studying in Missouri.
The cost, on average, for books and supplies needed for teaching schools in Columbia is $1,080.00. The average cost for room and board for students living on campus at teaching schools in Columbia was $7,799.00. The average cost for students living at home was $7,824.00 for the 2009 - 2010 school year. Students have a choice of one teaching college in Columbia to attend. In the 2008 - 2009 school year, reportedly 2 students completed teaching programs in Columbia.
|Profession||Average Salary||Number Employed in City|
|Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education||$38,800.00||80|
|Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education||$39,130.00||560|
|Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education||$49,600.00||210|
|Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education||$39,260.00||740|
|Vocational Education Teachers, Secondary School||$39,370.00||120|