Northfield has a total population of 17,147 and a student population of 5,108. Of these students, 3,099 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Northfield, the largest teaching school, by student population, is St. Olaf College. In 2010, approximately 12 students graduated from the Teaching program at St. Olaf College.
In 2010, 18 students graduated with a teaching degree in Northfield. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Northfield was $35,500 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,200 per year, on average, for room and board at Northfield-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Northfield, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 27,100 teachers in Minnesota, 16,490 were working in the greater Northfield area. The government projects that the number of teachers in Northfield will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Northfield is $54,080 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.