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 teaching programs.
Western Connecticut State University is the largest teaching school in Danbury, based on student population. Approximately 31 students graduated in 2010 from Western Connecticut State University with credentials in teaching.
A reported 70 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Danbury in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Danbury's teaching schools, you can expect to pay an average of $22,055 per year in instate tuition and $31,747 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Danbury-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $9,517 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,640.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Danbury, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 46 teachers in Connecticut were working in the greater Danbury area. The number of teachers in Danbury is expected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Danbury is $65,080 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for teachers.