With an overall population of 12,375 and a student population of 9,512, approximately 9,512 of Bloomsburg students attend one of Bloomsburg's schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Bloomsburg, by student population, is Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. Approximately 190 students graduated in 2010 from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania with credentials in teaching.
A total of 217 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Bloomsburg in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,400 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Bloomsburg teaching schools was an average of $27,836 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,588 per year, on average, for room and board at Bloomsburg-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Bloomsburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 81,900 teachers in Pennsylvania. Of these teachers, 2,610 were working in the greater Bloomsburg area. The government projects that the number of teachers in Bloomsburg will 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 Bloomsburg is $53,400 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for teachers.