Plattsburgh has a general population of 18,816 and an overall student population of 8,760. Approximately 6,453 of Plattsburgh's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Plattsburgh, the largest teaching school, by student population, is SUNY College at Plattsburgh. In 2010, SUNY College at Plattsburgh graduated approximately 118 students with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 202 students graduated with a teaching degree in Plattsburgh. Tuition in 2009 at Plattsburgh's teaching schools was $17,645 per year for instate students and $25,545 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $950 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching 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 teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Plattsburgh, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 101,720 teachers in New York. Of these teachers, 2,870 were working in the greater Plattsburgh area. Plattsburgh's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Plattsburgh is $51,920 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.