Bradford has a general population of 9,175 and an overall student population of 1,657. Approximately 1,657 of Bradford's students are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
University of Pittsburgh-Bradford is the largest education school in Bradford, based on student population. In 2010, University of Pittsburgh-Bradford graduated approximately 19 students from its education program.
A reported 29 students graduated with credentials in education in Bradford in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Bradford's education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $23,148 per year in instate tuition and $32,708 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,050 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a education program in Bradford. And if you live on campus at one of the Bradford-based education schools, you will have an added expense of $7,480 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,502.
Many education graduates choose to work as education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bradford, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 81,900 education professionals in Pennsylvania. Of these education professionals, 3,040 were working in the greater Bradford area. The government projects that the number of education professionals in Bradford will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an education professional in Bradford is $47,960 per year, which is lower than the average for education professionals state-wide.