If you are interested in pursuing teaching, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 teaching schools in Trenton, New Jersey. With an overall population of 85,403 and a student population of 31,885, approximately 13,016 of Trenton students attend one of Trenton's schools that offer teaching programs.
Trenton's largest teaching school is The College of New Jersey. Approximately 152 students graduated in 2010 from The College of New Jersey with credentials in teaching.
A total of 712 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Trenton in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Trenton's teaching schools, you can expect to pay an average of $34,749 per year in instate tuition and $39,092 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,250 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,358 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $33,060.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Trenton, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 50,800 teachers in New Jersey, 2,030 were working in the greater Trenton area. Trenton's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Trenton, you can expect to make an average salary of $57,530 per year. This is lower than the average salary for teachers in the state.
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