Texas contains 27 schools that offer distance education programs. Texas Tech University, the highest-ranking distance education school in TX, has a total student population of 30,049 and is the 150th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 27 distance education schools in Texas, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southern Methodist University comes out as the most expensive ($28,682/yr), with Lone Star College System as the lowest recorded at only $4,793/yr.
Distance Education students from Texas schools who go on to become distance educators, teachers, online educators, online teachers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,880 people working as education teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,160. Also, Mathematical science teachers make on average $70,550 per year and there are about 48,100 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Texas alone, there are 3,790 employed mathematical science teachers earning an average yearly salary of $70,600. Education teachers in this state earn $63,670/yr and there are 4,120 employed.
Also, within the distance education schools in Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from distance education, there are 11086 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,493 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,572, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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