Elizabethtown has a total population of 11,887 and a student population of 2,361. Of these students, 2,361 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Elizabethtown College is the largest teaching school in Elizabethtown, based on student population. In 2010, Elizabethtown College graduated approximately 53 students from its teaching program.
In 2010, 54 students graduated with a teaching degree in Elizabethtown. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Elizabethtown was $31,800 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $700 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,150 per year, on average, for room and board at Elizabethtown-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Elizabethtown, your job prospects are not very good. There were 81,900 teachers working in Pennsylvania and 2,910 working in the greater Elizabethtown area in 2010. The government projects that the number of teachers in Elizabethtown will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Elizabethtown, you can expect to make an average salary of $57,960 per year. This is higher than the average salary for teachers in the state.