Danbury has a total population of 74,848 and a student population of 6,723. Of these students, 6,617 are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
Of the 1 education schools in Danbury, the largest education school, by student population, is Western Connecticut State University. In 2010, approximately 68 students graduated from the Education program at Western Connecticut State University.
A total of 138 students graduated with credentials in education from education schools in Danbury in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,055 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Danbury education schools was an average of $31,747 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a education program in Danbury. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,517 per year, on average, for room and board at Danbury-based education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,640.
Many education graduates choose to work as education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Danbury, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 10,200 education professionals in Connecticut, 490 were working in the greater Danbury area. The government projects that the number of education professionals in Danbury will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
As an education professional in Danbury, you can expect to make an average salary of $65,080 per year. This is higher than the average salary for education professionals in the state.