If you are interested in pursuing teaching, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 teaching schools in Fairmont, West Virginia. With an overall population of 19,097 and a student population of 7,406, approximately 7,303 of Fairmont students attend one of Fairmont's schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 2 teaching schools in Fairmont, the largest teaching school, by student population, is Fairmont State University. In 2010, approximately 75 students graduated from the Teaching program at Fairmont State University.
In 2010, 87 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Fairmont's teaching schools. If you decide to attend one of Fairmont's teaching schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,112 per year in instate tuition and $20,514 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,570 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Fairmont, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 7,980 teachers in West Virginia. Of these teachers, 1,830 were working in the greater Fairmont area. The number of teachers in Fairmont is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Fairmont, you can expect to make an average salary of $43,560 per year. This is lower than the average salary for teachers in the state.
1201 Locust Ave, Fairmont, West Virginia 26554-2470
1201 Locust Ave, Fairmont, West Virginia 26554
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