Cortland has a total population of 18,740 and a student population of 7,322. Of these students, 7,322 are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
Cortland's largest education school is SUNY College at Cortland. Approximately 279 students graduated in 2010 from SUNY College at Cortland with credentials in education.
In 2010, 865 students graduated with an education degree from one of Cortland's education schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,575 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Cortland education schools was an average of $27,475 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,030 per year, on average, for room and board at Cortland-based education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in education, if you decide to work as an education professional in Cortland, your job prospects are average. There were 101,720 education professionals working in New York and 1,960 working in the greater Cortland area in 2010. The number of education professionals in Cortland is expected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
As an education professional in Cortland, you can expect to make an average salary of $52,200 per year. This is lower than the average salary for education professionals in the state.