Columbia is located in Richland county and has a population of 116,278.
The average in-state tuition for full time undergraduate students in teaching schools in Columbia during the 2009 - 2010 school year was $13,360.00. The average tuition was $14,818.00 for non-residents studying in South Carolina.
The cost, on average, for books and supplies needed for teaching schools in Columbia is $831.00. The average cost for room and board for students living on campus at teaching schools in Columbia was $5,773.00. The average cost for students living at home was $5,626.00 for the 2009 - 2010 school year. There are three teaching colleges in Columbia for students to choose from. 22 students were reported to have graduated from teaching programs in Columbia in the 2008 - 2009 school year.
|Profession||Average Salary||Number Employed in City|
|Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education||$48,010.00||350|
|Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education||$46,880.00||4,540|
|Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education||$49,270.00||1,010|
|Vocational Education Teachers, Middle School||$52,200.00||30|
|Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education||$50,450.00||3,230|
|Vocational Education Teachers, Secondary School||$48,610.00||170|