Bethany has a total population of 985 and a student population of 830. Of these students, 830 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Bethany, the largest teaching school, by student population, is Bethany College. In 2010, Bethany College graduated approximately 19 students from its teaching program.
A reported 33 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Bethany in 2010. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Bethany was $21,465 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,700 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bethany, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 3,880 teachers in West Virginia. Of these teachers, 500 were working in the greater Bethany area. Bethany's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 6% 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 Bethany is $45,000 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for teachers.