New Brunswick has a total population of 48,573 and a student population of 37,571. Of these students, 37,366 are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
The largest elementary education school in New Brunswick, by student population, is Rutgers University-New Brunswick. In 2010, approximately 44 students graduated from the Elementary Education program at Rutgers University-New Brunswick.
A total of 44 students graduated with credentials in elementary education from elementary education schools in New Brunswick in 2010. If you decide to attend one of New Brunswick's elementary education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $26,338 per year in instate tuition and $37,510 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,431 for elementary education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,676 per year, on average, for room and board at New Brunswick-based elementary education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $18,161.
Many elementary education graduates choose to work as elementary educators after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in New Brunswick, your job prospects are average. There were 50,800 elementary educators working in New Jersey and 11,190 working in the greater New Brunswick area in 2010. New Brunswick's elementary educator workforce is projected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in New Brunswick is $58,470 per year, which is lower than the average for elementary educators state-wide.