Frankfort has a total population of 27,741 and a student population of 2,834. Of these students, 2,834 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Frankfort's largest teaching school is Kentucky State University. Approximately 18 students graduated in 2010 from Kentucky State University with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 31 students graduated with a teaching degree in Frankfort. Tuition in 2009 at Frankfort's teaching schools was $16,466 per year for instate students and $24,428 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Frankfort. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,480 per year, on average, for room and board at Frankfort-based teaching schools. 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 Frankfort, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 teachers in Kentucky were working in the greater Frankfort area. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 17% in Frankfort. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Frankfort, you can expect to make an average salary of $46,450 per year. This is lower than the average salary for teachers in the state.