If you are interested in pursuing teaching, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 teaching schools in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania.
The largest teaching school in Wilkes Barre, by student population, is Wilkes University. In 2010, approximately 533 students graduated from the Teaching program at Wilkes University.
A total of 655 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Wilkes Barre in 2010. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Wilkes Barre was $25,827 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,160 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Wilkes Barre-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $10,469 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $30,967.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Wilkes Barre, your job prospects are not very good. The number of teachers in Wilkes Barre is expected to decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
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