With an overall population of 3,638 and a student population of 5,652, approximately 5,652 of Dahlonega students attend one of Dahlonega's schools that offer teaching programs.
Dahlonega's largest teaching school is North Georgia College & State University. Approximately 80 students graduated in 2010 from North Georgia College & State University with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 201 students graduated with a teaching degree in Dahlonega. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,266 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Dahlonega teaching schools was an average of $25,880 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,644 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,340.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Dahlonega, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 46,730 teachers in Georgia. Of these teachers, 2,820 were working in the greater Dahlonega area. The government projects that the number of teachers in Dahlonega will increase by 32% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Dahlonega is $50,260 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.