Farmington has a general population of 4,098 and an overall student population of 2,361. Approximately 2,361 of Farmington's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Farmington, by student population, is University of Maine at Farmington. In 2010, approximately 63 students graduated from the Teaching program at University of Maine at Farmington.
A reported 163 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Farmington in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Farmington's teaching schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,616 per year in instate tuition and $28,032 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $720 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Farmington-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $7,552 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,000.
If you plan on staying in Farmington after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Farmington, which is the most popular teaching profession, are not very good. There were 3,190 teachers working in Maine and 960 working in the greater Farmington area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 2% in Farmington. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Farmington is $46,560 per year, which is lower than the average for teachers state-wide.