Bennington has a general population of 9,168 and an overall student population of 1,294. Approximately 808 of Bennington's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Bennington College is the largest teaching school in Bennington, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Teaching program at Bennington College.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a teaching degree in Bennington. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $39,760 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Bennington. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,100 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 Bennington, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 3,720 teachers in Vermont, 1,640 were working in the greater Bennington area. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 7% in Bennington. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Bennington, you can expect to make an average salary of $48,820 per year. This is lower than the average salary for teachers in the state.