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 teaching programs.
Bradford's largest teaching school is University of Pittsburgh-Bradford. In 2010, University of Pittsburgh-Bradford graduated approximately 19 students with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 29 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Bradford's teaching schools. Tuition in 2009 at Bradford's teaching schools was $23,148 per year for instate students and $32,708 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,050 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,480 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $15,502.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bradford, your job prospects are not very good. There were 81,900 teachers working in Pennsylvania and 3,040 working in the greater Bradford area in 2010. The number of teachers in Bradford 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 Bradford is $47,960 per year, which is lower than the average for teachers state-wide.