Bowling Green has a general population of 29,636 and an overall student population of 17,309. Approximately 17,309 of Bowling Green's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Bowling Green, by student population, is Bowling Green State University-Main Campus. In 2010, Bowling Green State University-Main Campus graduated approximately 104 students with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 508 students graduated with a teaching degree in Bowling Green. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,125 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Bowling Green teaching schools was an average of $28,433 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,216 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Bowling Green-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $7,670 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Bowling Green, your job prospects are average. There were 41,380 teachers working in Ohio and 2,100 working in the greater Bowling Green area in 2010. Bowling Green's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 8% 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 Bowling Green is $55,980 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.