With an overall population of 66,910 and a student population of 6,063, approximately 5,989 of Framingham students attend one of Framingham's schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Framingham, the largest teaching school, by student population, is Framingham State University. In 2010, Framingham State University graduated approximately 60 students from its teaching program.
In 2010, 176 students graduated with a teaching degree in Framingham. Tuition in 2009 at Framingham's teaching schools was $18,938 per year for instate students and $25,018 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Framingham-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $8,148 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,840.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Framingham, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 22 teachers in Massachusetts were working in the greater Framingham area. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 9% in Framingham. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Framingham, you can expect to make an average salary of $62,060 per year. This is higher than the average salary for teachers in the state.