With an overall population of 44,831 and a student population of 24,547, approximately 23,581 of Manhattan students attend one of Manhattan's schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Manhattan, by student population, is Kansas State University. Approximately 200 students graduated in 2010 from Kansas State University with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 427 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Manhattan's teaching schools. Tuition in 2009 at Manhattan's teaching schools was $18,399 per year for instate students and $29,106 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,195 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,752 per year, on average, for room and board at Manhattan-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,647.
If you plan on staying in Manhattan after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Manhattan, which is the most popular teaching profession, are good. In 2010, there were 17,840 teachers in Kansas. Of these teachers, 670 were working in the greater Manhattan area. The number of teachers in Manhattan is expected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Manhattan is $40,110 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.