College Park has a total population of 24,657 and a student population of 37,195. Of these students, 37,195 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in College Park, the largest teaching school, by student population, is University of Maryland-College Park. In 2010, University of Maryland-College Park graduated approximately 120 students from its teaching program.
A reported 294 students graduated with credentials in teaching in College Park in 2010. If you decide to attend one of College Park's teaching schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,677 per year in instate tuition and $37,614 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,025 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,575 per year, on average, for room and board at College Park-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,102.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in College Park, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 teachers in Maryland were working in the greater College Park area. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 15% in College Park. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in College Park is $66,610 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for teachers.