If you are interested in pursuing teaching, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 teaching schools in Ithaca, New York. Ithaca has a total population of 29,287 and a student population of 27,527. Of these students, 27,527 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Ithaca, by student population, is Ithaca College. In 2010, Ithaca College graduated approximately 44 students with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 93 students graduated with a teaching degree in Ithaca. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $35,007 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $980 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Ithaca. And if you live on campus at one of the Ithaca-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $11,970 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $40,254.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Ithaca, your job prospects are average. There were 101,720 teachers working in New York and 540 working in the greater Ithaca area in 2010. The number of teachers in Ithaca is expected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Ithaca, you can expect to make an average salary of $62,690 per year. This is higher than the average salary for teachers in the state.