Quinnipiac University is the largest teaching school in Hamden, based on student population. In 2010, Quinnipiac University graduated approximately 60 students from its teaching program.
A total of 120 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Hamden in 2010. If you decide to attend a teaching school in Hamden, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $32,400.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,380 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $36,600.
If you plan on staying in Hamden after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Hamden, which is the most popular teaching profession, are good. In 2010, of the 17,650 teachers in Connecticut, 2,800 were working in the greater Hamden area. The number of teachers in Hamden is expected to increase by 16% 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 Hamden is $63,940 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.