Houghton has a total population of 1,748 and a student population of 1,336. Of these students, 1,336 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Houghton, the largest teaching school, by student population, is Houghton College. In 2010, Houghton College graduated approximately 22 students from its teaching program.
A total of 57 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Houghton in 2010. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Houghton was $24,440 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Houghton-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $7,000 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,340.
If you plan on staying in Houghton after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Houghton, which is the most popular teaching profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 21 teachers in New York were working in the greater Houghton area. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 9% in Houghton. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Houghton, you can expect to make an average salary of $51,590 per year. This is lower than the average salary for teachers in the state.