Towson has a total population of 51,793 and a student population of 2,977. Of these students, 2,279 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Towson, the largest teaching school, by student population, is Goucher College. Approximately 50 students graduated in 2010 from Goucher College with credentials in teaching.
A total of 50 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Towson in 2010. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Towson was $33,785 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,756 per year, on average, for room and board at Towson-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $36,505.
If you plan on staying in Towson after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Towson, which is the most popular teaching profession, are good. In 2010, there were 28,420 teachers in Maryland. Of these teachers, 13,010 were working in the greater Towson area. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 15% in Towson. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Towson, you can expect to make an average salary of $56,440 per year. This is higher than the average salary for teachers in the state.