Durham has a total population of 9,024 and a student population of 15,253. Of these students, 15,253 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Durham, the largest teaching school, by student population, is University of New Hampshire-Main Campus. In 2010, approximately 63 students graduated from the Teaching program at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus.
A total of 166 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Durham in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,348 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Durham teaching schools was an average of $39,318 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Durham. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,674 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $17,550.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Durham, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 11 teachers in New Hampshire were working in the greater Durham area. The number of teachers in Durham is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Durham is $54,390 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.