With an overall population of 6,185 and a student population of 7,346, approximately 7,346 of Clarion students attend one of Clarion's schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Clarion, by student population, is Clarion University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, Clarion University of Pennsylvania graduated approximately 242 students with credentials in teaching.
A reported 303 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Clarion in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Clarion's teaching schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,210 per year in instate tuition and $23,868 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Clarion. And if you live on campus at one of the Clarion-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $6,884 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,780.
If you plan on staying in Clarion after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Clarion, which is the most popular teaching profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 81,900 teachers in Pennsylvania, 2,850 were working in the greater Clarion area. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 2% in Clarion. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Clarion is $51,440 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.