With an overall population of 82,026 and a student population of 15,966, approximately 14,644 of Youngstown students attend one of Youngstown's schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Youngstown, by student population, is Youngstown State University. In 2010, Youngstown State University graduated approximately 61 students with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 232 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Youngstown's teaching schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,057 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Youngstown teaching schools was an average of $22,750 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,212 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Youngstown. And if you live on campus at one of the Youngstown-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $7,400 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,148.
If you plan on staying in Youngstown after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Youngstown, which is the most popular teaching profession, are average. In 2010, there were 41,380 teachers in Ohio. Of these teachers, 1,620 were working in the greater Youngstown area. Youngstown's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Youngstown, you can expect to make an average salary of $54,350 per year. This is higher than the average salary for teachers in the state.