Pennsylvania contains 30 schools that offer reading specialist programs. University of Pennsylvania, the highest-ranking reading specialist school in PA, has a total student population of 24,599 and is the 5th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 30 reading specialist schools in Pennsylvania, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Joseph's University comes out as the most expensive ($34,548/yr), with East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania as the lowest recorded at only $10,635/yr.
Reading Specialist students from Pennsylvania schools who go on to become reading specialists, teachers, professors, reading teachers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 65,490 people working as english language and literature teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,860. Also, Teachers and instructors make on average $41,110 per year and there are about 599,500 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Pennsylvania alone, there are 6,430 employed teachers and instructors earning an average yearly salary of $45,350. English language and literature teachers in this state earn $66,590/yr and there are 3,830 employed.
Also, within the reading specialist schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from reading specialist, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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