With an overall population of 7,490 and a student population of 2,710, approximately 2,547 of Gettysburg students attend one of Gettysburg's schools that offer teaching programs.
Gettysburg College is the largest teaching school in Gettysburg, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Teaching program at Gettysburg College.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Gettysburg in 2010. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Gettysburg was $39,140 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Gettysburg. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,360 per year, on average, for room and board at Gettysburg-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Gettysburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 81,900 teachers in Pennsylvania. Of these teachers, 2,870 were working in the greater Gettysburg area. Gettysburg's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Gettysburg is $55,220 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.