Potsdam has a total population of 9,425 and a student population of 7,486. Of these students, 4,299 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Potsdam's largest teaching school is SUNY College at Potsdam. In 2010, SUNY College at Potsdam graduated approximately 79 students with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 307 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Potsdam's teaching schools. Tuition in 2009 at Potsdam's teaching schools was $18,494 per year for instate students and $26,394 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Potsdam. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,570 per year, on average, for room and board at Potsdam-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,724.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Potsdam, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 17 teachers in New York were working in the greater Potsdam area. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 10% in Potsdam. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Potsdam is $51,920 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.