Slippery Rock has a total population of 3,068 and a student population of 8,648. Of these students, 8,648 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Slippery Rock's largest teaching school is Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. Approximately 152 students graduated in 2010 from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 152 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Slippery Rock's teaching schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,032 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Slippery Rock teaching schools was an average of $21,913 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,363 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,554 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Slippery Rock, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 81,900 teachers in Pennsylvania, 9,450 were working in the greater Slippery Rock area. The number of teachers in Slippery Rock is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Slippery Rock, 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.