Greensburg has a total population of 15,889 and a student population of 4,225. Of these students, 2,136 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Greensburg, by student population, is Seton Hill University. In 2010, Seton Hill University graduated approximately 10 students from its teaching program.
In 2010, 20 students graduated with a teaching degree in Greensburg. If you decide to attend a teaching school in Greensburg, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $26,622.
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 $8,550 per year, on average, for room and board at Greensburg-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $29,922.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Greensburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 81,900 teachers in Pennsylvania. Of these teachers, 9,450 were working in the greater Greensburg area. Greensburg'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.
As a teacher in Greensburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $49,830 per year. This is lower than the average salary for teachers in the state.