Mansfield has a total population of 3,411 and a student population of 3,569. Of these students, 3,569 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Mansfield University of Pennsylvania is the largest teaching school in Mansfield, based on student population. In 2010, Mansfield University of Pennsylvania graduated approximately 58 students from its teaching program.
In 2010, 58 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Mansfield's teaching schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,797 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Mansfield teaching schools was an average of $28,233 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Mansfield-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $6,722 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,517.
If you plan on staying in Mansfield after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Mansfield, which is the most popular teaching profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 81,900 teachers in Pennsylvania. Of these teachers, 2,610 were working in the greater Mansfield area. The number of teachers in Mansfield 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 Mansfield is $53,400 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.