Elkins has a total population of 7,032 and a student population of 710. Of these students, 710 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Elkins, the largest teaching school, by student population, is Davis & Elkins College. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Teaching program at Davis & Elkins College.
A reported 10 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Elkins in 2010. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Elkins was $19,800 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,450 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $24,000.
If you plan on staying in Elkins after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Elkins, which is the most popular teaching profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 7,980 teachers in West Virginia. Of these teachers, 1,830 were working in the greater Elkins area. The number of teachers in Elkins is expected to increase by 6% 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 Elkins is $43,560 per year, which is lower than the average for teachers state-wide.