With an overall population of 30,940 and a student population of 1,703, approximately 1,634 of Elmira students attend one of Elmira's schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Elmira, the largest teaching school, by student population, is Elmira College. In 2010, Elmira College graduated approximately 26 students from its teaching program.
A total of 68 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Elmira in 2010. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Elmira was $34,850 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $450 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,800 per year, on average, for room and board at Elmira-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Elmira, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 101,720 teachers in New York, 650 were working in the greater Elmira area. Elmira's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Elmira is $51,540 per year, which is lower than the average for teachers state-wide.