With an overall population of 6,551 and a student population of 8,810, approximately 8,810 of La Plata students attend one of La Plata's schools that offer teaching programs.
College of Southern Maryland is the largest teaching school in La Plata, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 20 students graduated from the Teaching program at College of Southern Maryland.
In 2010, 22 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of La Plata's teaching schools. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in La Plata was $2,952 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 for teaching related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in La Plata, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 28,420 teachers in Maryland, 23,350 were working in the greater La Plata area. The government projects that the number of teachers in La Plata will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in La Plata, you can expect to make an average salary of $66,610 per year. This is higher than the average salary for teachers in the state.