Phoenixville has a total population of 14,788 and a student population of 1,176. Of these students, 1,176 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Phoenixville, by student population, is Valley Forge Christian College. In 2010, approximately 19 students graduated from the Teaching program at Valley Forge Christian College.
A reported 30 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Phoenixville in 2010. If you decide to attend a teaching school in Phoenixville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $14,932.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $794 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,296 per year, on average, for room and board at Phoenixville-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $20,128.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Phoenixville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 81,900 teachers in Pennsylvania, 17,690 were working in the greater Phoenixville area. The number of teachers in Phoenixville is expected 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 Phoenixville is $51,920 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.