With an overall population of 18,816 and a student population of 8,760, approximately 6,453 of Plattsburgh students attend one of Plattsburgh's schools that offer education programs.
The largest education school in Plattsburgh, by student population, is SUNY College at Plattsburgh. In 2010, SUNY College at Plattsburgh graduated approximately 118 students from its education program.
In 2010, 253 students graduated with an education degree in Plattsburgh. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,645 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Plattsburgh education schools was an average of $25,545 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $950 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a education program in Plattsburgh. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,100 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,391.
Many education graduates choose to work as education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Plattsburgh, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 17 education professionals in New York were working in the greater Plattsburgh area. By the year 2018, the number of education professionals is expected to increase by 10% in Plattsburgh. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an education professional in Plattsburgh is $51,920 per year, which is lower than the average for education professionals state-wide.