South Orange has a total population of 16,964 and a student population of 9,616. Of these students, 9,616 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in South Orange, the largest teaching school, by student population, is Seton Hall University. In 2010, Seton Hall University graduated approximately 47 students from its teaching program.
A reported 70 students graduated with credentials in teaching in South Orange in 2010. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in South Orange was $30,470 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in South Orange. And if you live on campus at one of the South Orange-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $11,700 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $35,370.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in South Orange, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 50,800 teachers in New Jersey, 12,080 were working in the greater South Orange area. The government projects that the number of teachers in South Orange will increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in South Orange is $59,890 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for teachers.