West Virginia contains three schools that offer curriculum programs. Ohio Valley University, the highest-ranking curriculum school in WV, has a total student population of 495 and is the 427th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 curriculum schools in West Virginia, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ohio Valley University comes out as the most expensive ($16,271/yr), with Shepherd University as the lowest recorded at only $9,480/yr.
Curriculum students from West Virginia schools who go on to become curriculum and instruction directors, teachers, educators, professors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 599,500 people working as teachers and instructors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $41,110. Also, Mathematical science teachers make on average $70,550 per year and there are about 48,100 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the West Virginia alone, there are 160 employed mathematical science teachers earning an average yearly salary of $59,460. Teachers and instructors in this state earn $43,790/yr and there are 900 employed.
Also, within the curriculum schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from curriculum, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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