Buckhannon has a general population of 5,725 and an overall student population of 1,530. Approximately 1,416 of Buckhannon's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Buckhannon, the largest teaching school, by student population, is West Virginia Wesleyan College. In 2010, West Virginia Wesleyan College graduated approximately 12 students with credentials in teaching.
A reported 23 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Buckhannon in 2010. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Buckhannon was $22,880 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $2,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Buckhannon. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,809 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Buckhannon, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 teachers in West Virginia were working in the greater Buckhannon area. Buckhannon's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Buckhannon is $43,560 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.