Morristown has a general population of 18,544 and an overall student population of 2,404. Approximately 2,157 of Morristown's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Morristown's largest teaching school is College of Saint Elizabeth. In 2010, approximately 97 students graduated from the Teaching program at College of Saint Elizabeth.
In 2010, 116 students graduated with a teaching certificate from one of Morristown's teaching schools. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Morristown was $25,058 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Morristown. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,904 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $28,414.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Morristown, your job prospects are average. There were 50,800 teachers working in New Jersey and 12,080 working in the greater Morristown area in 2010. The number of teachers in Morristown is expected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Morristown is $59,890 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for teachers.