With an overall population of 36,065 and a student population of 9,996, approximately 3,023 of Lakewood students attend one of Lakewood's schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Lakewood, by student population, is Georgian Court University. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Georgian Court University with credentials in teaching.
In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Lakewood was $24,490 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,350 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Lakewood. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,386 per year, on average, for room and board at Lakewood-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $30,040.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Lakewood, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 50,800 teachers in New Jersey, 11,190 were working in the greater Lakewood area. Lakewood's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Lakewood, you can expect to make an average salary of $58,470 per year. This is lower than the average salary for teachers in the state.