Virginia contains ten schools that offer reading specialist programs. Virginia Commonwealth University, the highest-ranking reading specialist school in VA, has a total student population of 32,172 and is the 222nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 reading specialist schools in Virginia, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Shenandoah University comes out as the most expensive ($26,157/yr), with Radford University as the lowest recorded at only $8,996/yr.
Reading Specialist students from Virginia 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 Virginia alone, there are 28,110 employed teachers and instructors earning an average yearly salary of $35,980. English language and literature teachers in this state earn $54,850/yr and there are 2,060 employed.
Also, within the reading specialist schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from reading specialist, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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