With an overall population of 11,182 and a student population of 4,688, approximately 4,688 of Benton Harbor students attend one of Benton Harbor's schools that offer teaching programs.
Benton Harbor's largest teaching school is Lake Michigan College. Approximately 20 students graduated in 2010 from Lake Michigan College with credentials in teaching.
A reported 21 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Benton Harbor in 2010. If you decide to attend a teaching school in Benton Harbor, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,105.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,700 for teaching related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Benton Harbor, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 40,100 teachers in Michigan, 570 were working in the greater Benton Harbor area. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 7% in Benton Harbor. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Benton Harbor is $51,350 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.