York has a total population of 40,862 and a student population of 10,303. Of these students, 5,564 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
York College Pennsylvania is the largest teaching school in York, based on student population. In 2010, York College Pennsylvania graduated approximately 61 students from its teaching program.
In 2010, 97 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of York's teaching schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,460 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in York. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,080 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $17,160.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in York, your job prospects are not very good. There were 81,900 teachers working in Pennsylvania and 2,430 working in the greater York area in 2010. York's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in York is $59,870 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.