With an overall population of 9,149 and a student population of 5,329, approximately 5,329 of Lock Haven students attend one of Lock Haven's schools that offer teaching programs.
Lock Haven's largest teaching school is Lock Haven University. Approximately 56 students graduated in 2010 from Lock Haven University with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 90 students graduated with a teaching degree in Lock Haven. Tuition in 2009 at Lock Haven's teaching schools was $17,000 per year for instate students and $23,436 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,139 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,736 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Lock Haven after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Lock Haven, which is the most popular teaching profession, are not very good. There were 81,900 teachers working in Pennsylvania and 3,040 working in the greater Lock Haven area in 2010. The number of teachers in Lock Haven 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 Lock Haven is $47,960 per year, which is lower than the average for teachers state-wide.