Education Schools in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Wilkes-Barre has 43,123 residents. It is located in Luzerne county.

Education schools in Wilkes-Barre charged students an average tuition of $25,167.00 if they were Pennsylvania residents, and $25,167.00 if they were non-residents, during the 2009 - 2010 school year.

The average cost of books and supplies for education schools in Wilkes-Barre is $1,160.00. Students living on campus at education schools in Wilkes-Barre paid an average of $10,469.00 for room and board during the 2009 - 2010 school year. Students living at home incurred costs of $3,980.00. There are two education colleges in Wilkes-Barre from which students can pick the one that best suits their needs. In the 2008 - 2009 school year, reportedly 1,072 students completed education programs in Wilkes-Barre.

Education Schools in Wilkes-Barre

King's College

133 N River St
Wilkes-Barre, PA, 18711

Programs Offered

  • Bachelors in Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Certification in Education
  • Bachelors in Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Masters in Reading Teacher Education
  • Certification in Science Teacher Education / General Science Teacher Education
  • Bachelors in Special Education and Teaching
  • Certification in Teaching English as Second / Foreign Language / ESL Language Instructor

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $25,644.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $25,644.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $9,838.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): $6,600.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 553
  • Average aid received per student: $13,370.00

Wilkes University

84 West South Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA, 18766

Programs Offered

  • Masters in Biology Teacher Education
  • Masters in Education
  • Masters in Elementary and Middle School Administration / Principalship
  • Bachelors in Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Masters in English / Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Masters in History Teacher Education
  • Bachelors in Music Teacher Education
  • Masters in Special Education and Teaching
  • Masters in Teacher Education / Profess Development Subject Areas

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $24,690.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $24,690.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $11,100.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): $7,250.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 600
  • Average aid received per student: $14,369.00

Education Salary in Wilkes-Barre

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
Education Teachers, Postsecondary$53,460.00220
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other$66,950.0070
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education$24,630.00500
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education$51,090.00170
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education$49,350.002,590
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education$56,040.001,150
Vocational Education Teachers, Middle School$60,230.00Not available
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education$55,340.002,770
Vocational Education Teachers, Secondary School$55,990.00100
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers$32,330.00330
Teacher Assistants$22,760.001,830

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