Somerville has a general population of 12,423 and an overall student population of 7,888. Approximately 7,888 of Somerville's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Somerville's largest teaching school is Raritan Valley Community College. In 2010, Raritan Valley Community College graduated approximately 102 students from its teaching program.
In 2010, 102 students graduated with a teaching degree in Somerville. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Somerville was $3,803 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for teaching related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Somerville, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 50,800 teachers in New Jersey. Of these teachers, 11,190 were working in the greater Somerville area. The government projects that the number of teachers in Somerville will increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Somerville, 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.