Union has a total population of 54,405 and a student population of 17,065. Of these students, 15,051 are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
Union's largest education school is Kean University. In 2010, Kean University graduated approximately 250 students from its education program.
In 2010, 503 students graduated with an education degree in Union. Tuition in 2009 at Union's education schools was $25,184 per year for instate students and $29,819 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,800 for education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Union-based education schools, you will have an added expense of $12,237 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,204.
If you decide to work as an education professional in Union, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 50,800 education professionals in New Jersey. Of these education professionals, 12,080 were working in the greater Union area. By the year 2018, the number of education professionals is expected to increase by 11% in Union. 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 Union is $59,890 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for education professionals.