Chambersburg has a general population of 17,862 and an overall student population of 996. Approximately 840 of Chambersburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Chambersburg, the largest teaching school, by student population, is Wilson College. In 2010, Wilson College graduated approximately 19 students from its teaching program.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Chambersburg's teaching schools. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Chambersburg was $26,930 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,070 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $30,010.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Chambersburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 19 teachers in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Chambersburg area. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 2% in Chambersburg. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Chambersburg is $55,220 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for teachers.