Emmitsburg has a general population of 2,290 and an overall student population of 2,080. Approximately 2,080 of Emmitsburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Mount St. Mary's University is the largest teaching school in Emmitsburg, based on student population. Approximately 39 students graduated in 2010 from Mount St. Mary's University with credentials in teaching.
A total of 51 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Emmitsburg in 2010. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Emmitsburg was $29,020 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Emmitsburg. And if you live on campus at one of the Emmitsburg-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $9,878 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $33,270.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Emmitsburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 15,730 teachers in Maryland. Of these teachers, 3,800 were working in the greater Emmitsburg area. Emmitsburg's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 14% 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 Emmitsburg is $77,560 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for teachers.