Shippensburg has a general population of 5,586 and an overall student population of 8,253. Approximately 8,253 of Shippensburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
Shippensburg's largest education school is Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, approximately 166 students graduated from the Education program at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania.
A reported 225 students graduated with credentials in education in Shippensburg in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Shippensburg's education schools was $17,256 per year for instate students and $25,692 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Shippensburg-based education schools, you will have an added expense of $7,086 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,558.
If you decide to work as an education professional in Shippensburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 81,900 education professionals in Pennsylvania. Of these education professionals, 2,290 were working in the greater Shippensburg area. By the year 2018, the number of education professionals is expected to increase by 2% in Shippensburg. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an education professional in Shippensburg is $54,580 per year, which is higher than the average for education professionals state-wide.