With an overall population of 8,258 and a student population of 6,499, approximately 6,499 of West Long Branch students attend one of West Long Branch's schools that offer teaching programs.
Monmouth University is the largest teaching school in West Long Branch, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 14 students graduated from the Teaching program at Monmouth University.
A total of 27 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in West Long Branch in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,014 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the West Long Branch-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $10,342 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,921.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in West Long Branch, 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 West Long Branch area. The number of teachers in West Long Branch is expected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in West Long Branch, 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.