The largest teaching school in University Park, by student population, is Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus. Approximately 294 students graduated in 2010 from Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus with credentials in teaching.
A total of 621 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in University Park in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $28,520 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all University Park teaching schools was an average of $40,050 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,360 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in University Park. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,790 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in University Park, your job prospects are not very good. The government projects that the number of teachers in University Park will decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.