Beaver Falls has a total population of 9,920 and a student population of 2,015. Of these students, 1,960 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Geneva College is the largest teaching school in Beaver Falls, based on student population. Approximately 24 students graduated in 2010 from Geneva College with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 38 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Beaver Falls's teaching schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,400 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Beaver Falls. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,770 per year, on average, for room and board at Beaver Falls-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,450.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Beaver Falls, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 81,900 teachers in Pennsylvania. Of these teachers, 9,450 were working in the greater Beaver Falls area. The number of teachers in Beaver Falls is expected to increase by 2% 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 Beaver Falls is $49,830 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.