Lakewood has a general population of 36,065 and an overall student population of 9,996. Approximately 3,023 of Lakewood's students are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
The largest education school in Lakewood, by student population, is Georgian Court University. Approximately 69 students graduated in 2010 from Georgian Court University with credentials in education.
A reported 69 students graduated with credentials in education in Lakewood in 2010. In 2009 tuition at education schools in Lakewood was $24,490 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,350 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a education program in Lakewood. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,386 per year, on average, for room and board at Lakewood-based education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $30,040.
Many education graduates choose to work as education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lakewood, your job prospects are average. There were 50,800 education professionals working in New Jersey and 11,190 working in the greater Lakewood area in 2010. The government projects that the number of education professionals in Lakewood will increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an education professional in Lakewood is $58,470 per year, which is lower than the average for education professionals state-wide.