Bloomsburg has a general population of 12,375 and an overall student population of 9,512. Approximately 9,512 of Bloomsburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
Bloomsburg's largest education school is Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, approximately 190 students graduated from the Education program at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.
A total of 348 students graduated with credentials in education from education schools in Bloomsburg in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Bloomsburg's education schools was $19,400 per year for instate students and $27,836 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Bloomsburg-based education schools, you will have an added expense of $6,588 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Bloomsburg after graduating from education school, you should know that job prospects for education professionals in Bloomsburg, which is the most popular education profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 81,900 education professionals in Pennsylvania. Of these education professionals, 2,610 were working in the greater Bloomsburg area. The government projects that the number of education professionals in Bloomsburg will increase by 2% by the year 2018. 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 Bloomsburg is $53,400 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for education professionals.