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Teaching Schools in West Virginia

There are 22 schools in the state of West Virginia offering teaching programs. 1,195 students graduated from programs at West Virginia teaching schools in 2010. 612 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 530 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 1,218 students graduate from programs in this state in teaching every year. Out of those, 19 students graduated with teaching certificates, 34 with an associate's level degree, 612 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 530 with a master's level degree.

22 teaching schools are in this state. Of these, eight schools are private, while 14 schools are public. While tuition at a private teaching school varies from $7,200 to $24,980, tuition at a public teaching school varies from $2,076 to $5,406.

Average tuition for teaching programs is $11,182. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $2,076 each year, is at West Virginia University at Parkersburg, the highest tuition for teaching programs, which is $24,980 per year, is at Wheeling Jesuit University.

Schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees for students pursing teaching.

Teaching Program Completions in West Virginia 2006 - 2010

On average, 1,218 students graduate from programs in this state in teaching every year. Out of those, 19 students graduated with teaching certificates, 34 with an associate's level degree, 612 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 530 with a master's level degree.

Teaching Program Completions in West Virginia 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 3
  • Certificate 2007: 11
  • Certificate 2008: 9
  • Certificate 2009: 5
  • Certificate 2010: 19
  • Associate 2006: 9
  • Associate 2007: 12
  • Associate 2008: 25
  • Associate 2009: 29
  • Associate 2010: 34
  • Bachelor 2006: 834
  • Bachelor 2007: 744
  • Bachelor 2008: 715
  • Bachelor 2009: 694
  • Bachelor 2010: 612
  • Master 2006: 534
  • Master 2007: 500
  • Master 2008: 493
  • Master 2009: 512
  • Master 2010: 530

Teaching Program Availability in West Virginia

Schools in West Virginia offer a total of 71 teaching programs. Of these programs, 63.4% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the associates level.

Teaching Program Availability in West Virginia

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 8
  • Bachelor: 45
  • Master: 15

Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33850
  • 25th Percentile: 41740
  • Median: 53830
  • 75th Percentile: 62960
  • 90th Percentile: 78760

Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15810
  • 25th Percentile: 17050
  • Median: 45070
  • 75th Percentile: 57850
  • 90th Percentile: 67480

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17550
  • 25th Percentile: 39980
  • Median: 58190
  • 75th Percentile: 84780
  • 90th Percentile: 143380

Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 46785
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16670
  • 25th Percentile: 36450
  • Median: 52250
  • 75th Percentile: 71660
  • 90th Percentile: 100560

Physics Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Physics Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35240
  • 25th Percentile: 46490
  • Median: 60780
  • 75th Percentile: 73710
  • 90th Percentile: 115770

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39380
  • 25th Percentile: 49010
  • Median: 59920
  • 75th Percentile: 80390
  • 90th Percentile: 100390

Geography Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Geography Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22550
  • 25th Percentile: 43930
  • Median: 63120
  • 75th Percentile: 87460
  • 90th Percentile: 132620

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15590
  • 25th Percentile: 15900
  • Median: 16410
  • 75th Percentile: 45720
  • 90th Percentile: 62260

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24240
  • 25th Percentile: 42630
  • Median: 51360
  • 75th Percentile: 64370
  • 90th Percentile: 73820

Business Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Business Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16350
  • 25th Percentile: 23410
  • Median: 47590
  • 75th Percentile: 62600
  • 90th Percentile: 75330

Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40790
  • 25th Percentile: 46840
  • Median: 54530
  • 75th Percentile: 65350
  • 90th Percentile: 82700

Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 54495
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35580
  • 25th Percentile: 43070
  • Median: 56100
  • 75th Percentile: 68920
  • 90th Percentile: 85030

Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37310
  • 25th Percentile: 45340
  • Median: 56540
  • 75th Percentile: 77690
  • 90th Percentile: 111230

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 69625
  • Median Salary 2007: 71450
  • Median Salary 2008: 65100
  • Median Salary 2009: 58750
  • Median Salary 2010: 58190
  • Total Employed 2006: 230
  • Total Employed 2007: 230
  • Total Employed 2008: 230
  • Total Employed 2009: 185
  • Total Employed 2010: 180

Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 46560
  • Median Salary 2007: 46770
  • Median Salary 2008: 40920
  • Median Salary 2009: 41590
  • Median Salary 2010: 45070
  • Total Employed 2006: 170
  • Total Employed 2007: 90
  • Total Employed 2008: 110
  • Total Employed 2009: 110
  • Total Employed 2010: 210

Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 50970
  • Median Salary 2007: 50900
  • Median Salary 2008: 54690
  • Median Salary 2009: 55570
  • Median Salary 2010: 53830
  • Total Employed 2006: 200
  • Total Employed 2007: 200
  • Total Employed 2008: 190
  • Total Employed 2009: 160
  • Total Employed 2010: 160

Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42260
  • Median Salary 2007: 43370
  • Median Salary 2008: 44805
  • Median Salary 2009: 46070
  • Median Salary 2010: 46785
  • Total Employed 2006: 0
  • Total Employed 2007: 0
  • Total Employed 2008: 0
  • Total Employed 2009: 0
  • Total Employed 2010: 0

Business Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Business Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 50500
  • Median Salary 2007: 59510
  • Median Salary 2008: 54630
  • Median Salary 2009: 54730
  • Median Salary 2010: 47590
  • Total Employed 2006: 380
  • Total Employed 2007: 380
  • Total Employed 2008: 490
  • Total Employed 2009: 450
  • Total Employed 2010: 510

Physics Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Physics Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 61520
  • Median Salary 2007: 60690
  • Median Salary 2008: 60420
  • Median Salary 2009: 59720
  • Median Salary 2010: 60780
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58410
  • Median Salary 2007: 64490
  • Median Salary 2008: 58610
  • Median Salary 2009: 59440
  • Median Salary 2010: 52250
  • Total Employed 2006: 240
  • Total Employed 2007: 240
  • Total Employed 2008: 250
  • Total Employed 2009: 240
  • Total Employed 2010: 340

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 74320
  • Median Salary 2007: 76270
  • Median Salary 2008: 75540
  • Median Salary 2009: 63740
  • Median Salary 2010: 59920
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Geography Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Geography Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57870
  • Median Salary 2007: 59390
  • Median Salary 2008: 61355
  • Median Salary 2009: 62240
  • Median Salary 2010: 63120
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other — Employment Trend

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 67165
  • Median Salary 2007: 68930
  • Median Salary 2008: 15430
  • Median Salary 2009: 15990
  • Median Salary 2010: 16410
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 55
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52220
  • Median Salary 2007: 49940
  • Median Salary 2008: 49100
  • Median Salary 2009: 52690
  • Median Salary 2010: 51360
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 50240
  • Median Salary 2007: 50950
  • Median Salary 2008: 50890
  • Median Salary 2009: 59280
  • Median Salary 2010: 54530
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 60
  • Total Employed 2010: 80

Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 49315
  • Median Salary 2007: 50610
  • Median Salary 2008: 52190
  • Median Salary 2009: 53660
  • Median Salary 2010: 54495
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58540
  • Median Salary 2007: 57840
  • Median Salary 2008: 58820
  • Median Salary 2009: 61580
  • Median Salary 2010: 56100
  • Total Employed 2006: 120
  • Total Employed 2007: 130
  • Total Employed 2008: 110
  • Total Employed 2009: 100
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 53200
  • Median Salary 2007: 58410
  • Median Salary 2008: 61090
  • Median Salary 2009: 62110
  • Median Salary 2010: 56540
  • Total Employed 2006: 130
  • Total Employed 2007: 100
  • Total Employed 2008: 80
  • Total Employed 2009: 80
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

West Virginia vs National Teaching Employment

West Virginia vs National Teaching Employment

  • Employed in West Virginia: 0.482% (2080)

Teaching Schools in West Virginia

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1. The Ben Franklin Career Center

500 28th St
Dunbar, WV 25064
(304) 766-0369

The Ben Franklin Career Center is a public 2-year institution. It is in the suburbs of Dunbar, West Virginia. This school offers students 16 certificates. In 2010, 462 students sought degrees from the 16 programs at this vocational school. This school offers subjects including HVAC and web design. This vocational school is accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement, Board of Trustees. This school is one of 30 vocational schools in West Virginia.

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2. Glenville State College

200 High Street
Glenville, WV 26351-1292
(304) 462-7361

Glenville State College offers three teaching programs. Students are offered three teaching degrees at the bachelor's level by this school. GSC is in Glenville, West Virginia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school is one of 40 public post-secondary institutions in West Virginia.

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3. Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College

103 Cole Complex
Institute, WV 25112-1000
(304) 204-4093

Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1953. This school is in the suburbs of Institute, West Virginia. It offers 11 certificates and 30 degrees at the associates level to students. 1,995 students pursued degrees from the 36 programs at this school in 2010. It offers subjects including management and science. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. This school is one of 10 technical colleges in West Virginia.

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4. Pierpont Community and Technical College

1201 Locust Ave
Fairmont, WV 26554
(304) 367-4692

Pierpont Community and Technical College is in town of Fairmont, West Virginia. It offers two teaching programs. Of those, this school offers one certificate in teaching to students and one degree at the associate's level in teaching. Overall, 2,946 students pursue degrees in 30 programs at this technical college. It is the sixth biggest institution in the state of West Virginia offering teaching.

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5. Shepherd University

301 N. King St
Shepherdstown, WV 25443-3210
(304) 876-5000

Shepherd University is in town of Shepherdstown, West Virginia. It offers four programs in teaching. Out of those, it offers students two bachelor's level teaching degrees and two teaching degrees at the master's level. This liberal arts college is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, Shepherd is the sixth biggest institution in the state of West Virginia offering teaching.

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6. West Virginia University at Parkersburg

300 Campus Drive
Parkersburg, WV 26104
(304) 424-8000

West Virginia University at Parkersburg is located in the suburbs of Parkersburg, West Virginia. It offers three programs in teaching. Out of those, it offers students one teaching certificate, one associate's level degree in teaching, and one teaching degree at the bachelor's level. 4,450 students seek degrees in 35 WVU Parkersburg programs, overall. In terms of programs, WVU Parkersburg is the ninth biggest institution in the state of West Virginia offering teaching.

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7. Alderson Broaddus College

101 College Hill Drive
Philippi, WV 26416-2035
(304) 457-1700

Alderson Broaddus College is in Philippi, WV. It offers three teaching programs. Students are offered three bachelor's level teaching degrees by this liberal arts college. 632 students pursue degrees in 43 Alderson Broaddus College programs, overall.

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8. Potomac State College of West Virginia University

101 Fort Ave
Keyser, WV 26726
(304) 788-6820

Potomac State College of West Virginia University is in town of Keyser, West Virginia. Potomac State offers three programs in teaching. Students are offered three associate's level degrees in teaching by Potomac State. This school is one of 40 public post-secondary institutions in West Virginia. This school is the oldest institution in the state of West Virginia offering teaching programs.

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9. Bethany College

Bethany College
Bethany, WV 26032
(304) 829-7000

Bethany College, which is very close to Bethany, West Virginia, is in a rural area and it offers one teaching program. It is a 4-year institution.

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10. Bluefield State College

219 Rock St
Bluefield, WV 24701
(304) 327-4000

Bluefield State College is located in Bluefield, West Virginia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one teaching program. Bluefield State is a historically black, public, 4-year institution.

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11. Fairmont State University

1201 Locust Ave
Fairmont, WV 26554-2470
(304) 367-4000

Fairmont State University offers two teaching programs. Students are offered two master's level degrees in teaching by Fairmont State. This medium-sized school is one of 40 public post-secondary institutions in West Virginia.

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12. West Virginia State University

Rte 25
Institute, WV 25112-1000
(304) 766-3000

West Virginia State University, which is very close to Institute, West Virginia, is located in a rural area. West Virginia State offers two teaching programs. This school offers students two teaching degrees at the bachelor's level. WVSU is one of 8 liberal arts colleges in West Virginia. It is the eighth biggest institution in the state of West Virginia offering teaching.

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13. Mountwest Community and Technical College

1 John Marshall Way
Huntington, WV 25755
(304) 696-6282

Mountwest Community and Technical College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Huntington, WV and it offers one teaching program. 3,126 students seek degrees in 43 Mountwest Community and Technical College programs, overall. In terms of enrollment, it ranks fourth in the state of West Virginia.

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14. West Liberty University

Route 88
West Liberty, WV 26074
(304) 336-5000

West Liberty University is located in West Liberty, West Virginia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. West Liberty offers two programs in teaching. Students are offered two teaching degrees at the bachelor's level by this school. It is a public 4-year institution.

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15. The West Virginia University Institute of Technology

405 Fayette Pike
Montgomery, WV 25136
(304) 442-3071

The West Virginia University Institute of Technology is in Montgomery, West Virginia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in teaching. 1,211 students pursue degrees in 28 programs at Tech, overall.

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16. The University of Charleston

2300 MacCorkle Avenue- SE
Charleston, WV 25304
(304) 357-4800

The University of Charleston is 1.4 miles from the center of the city. UCWV offers five programs in teaching. This small school offers students five degrees at the bachelor's level in teaching. 1,518 students seek degrees in 43 UCWV programs, overall.

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17. Ohio Valley University

#1 Campus View Drive
Vienna, WV 26105-8000
(304) 865-6000

Ohio Valley University, which is near the center of the city, is in Vienna, WV. Ohio Valley offers two teaching programs. Students are offered two bachelor's level teaching degrees by this school. OVU is a 4-year institution.

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18. Wheeling Jesuit University

316 Washington Ave
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 243-2000

Wheeling Jesuit University is near the heart of downtown and Wheeling Jesuit offers one program in teaching. This liberal arts college is one of 8 liberal arts colleges in West Virginia.

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19. West Virginia Wesleyan College

59 College Ave
Buckhannon, WV 26201-2994
(304) 473-8000

West Virginia Wesleyan College is in town of Buckhannon, West Virginia. This school offers five programs in teaching. Wesleyan offers students five bachelor's level teaching degrees. WVWC is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the third biggest institution in the state of West Virginia offering teaching.

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20. Davis & Elkins College

100 Campus Dr
Elkins, WV 26241-3996
(304) 637-1900

Davis & Elkins College Offers seven teaching programs. D&E Offers students seven teaching degrees at the bachelor's level. It is a 4-year institution.

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21. Marshall University

1 John Marshall Dr
Huntington, WV 25755
(800) 642-3463

Marshall University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Huntington, WV. Marshall offers ten programs in teaching. Out of those, it offers students one certificate in teaching, three bachelor's level teaching degrees, and six teaching degrees at the master's level. 14,192 students seek degrees in 105 MU programs, overall. This university is the biggest institution in the state of West Virginia offering teaching in terms of programs.

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22. West Virginia University

Stewart Hall- University Avenue
Morgantown, WV 26506-6201
(304) 293-0111

West Virginia University offers five programs in teaching. More specifically, West Virginia offers one bachelor's level teaching degree to students and four master's level teaching degrees. This public university, which is near the center of the city, is located in Morgantown, WV. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of enrollment, West Virginia ranks first in the state of West Virginia.

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23. Mountain State University

410 Neville Street
Beckley, WV 25801-9003
(304) 253-7351

Mountain State University is located in Beckley, WV. It offers two teaching programs. Students are offered two degrees at the associate's level in teaching by it. MSU is a 4-year institution. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of West Virginia offering teaching programs.

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24. Concord University

100 Vermillion Street
Athens, WV 24712
(888) 384-5249

Concord University offers three teaching programs. More specifically, CU offers students two bachelor's level teaching degrees and one master's level degree in teaching. Concord is in Athens, WV. Overall, 2,822 students pursue degrees in 27 programs at this public school. In terms of programs, this school is the eighth biggest institution in the state of West Virginia offering teaching.

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