Newark has a total population of 273,546 and a student population of 40,840. Of these students, 13,314 are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
The largest education school in Newark, by student population, is Essex County College. In 2010, Essex County College graduated approximately 95 students with credentials in education.
In 2010, 107 students graduated with an education degree from one of Newark's education schools. If you decide to attend a education school in Newark, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,264.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for education related books and supplies each year.
Many education graduates choose to work as education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Newark, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 50,800 education professionals in New Jersey, 12,080 were working in the greater Newark area. The government projects that the number of education professionals in Newark will increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an education professional in Newark is $59,890 per year, which is higher than the average for education professionals state-wide.