Clarks Summit has a general population of 5,126 and an overall student population of 999. Approximately 999 of Clarks Summit's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Clarks Summit, the largest teaching school, by student population, is Baptist Bible College and Seminary. In 2010, Baptist Bible College and Seminary graduated approximately 10 students from its teaching program.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with a teaching degree in Clarks Summit. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Clarks Summit was $16,620 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $600 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,200 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $21,729.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Clarks Summit, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 81,900 teachers in Pennsylvania. Of these teachers, 2,540 were working in the greater Clarks Summit area. The number of teachers in Clarks Summit 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 Clarks Summit is $48,160 per year, which is lower than the average for teachers state-wide.