With an overall population of 803 and a student population of 4,256, approximately 4,256 of Shepherdstown students attend one of Shepherdstown's schools that offer education programs.
Of the 1 education schools in Shepherdstown, the largest education school, by student population, is Shepherd University. In 2010, Shepherd University graduated approximately 46 students with credentials in education.
A total of 92 students graduated with credentials in education from education schools in Shepherdstown in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Shepherdstown's education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,562 per year in instate tuition and $23,902 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,228 per year, on average, for room and board at Shepherdstown-based education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many education graduates choose to work as education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Shepherdstown, your job prospects are not very good. There were 7,980 education professionals working in West Virginia and 23,350 working in the greater Shepherdstown area in 2010. Shepherdstown's education professional workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an education professional in Shepherdstown is $66,610 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for education professionals.