Alfred has a total population of 3,954 and a student population of 5,849. Of these students, 2,319 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Alfred, by student population, is Alfred University. Approximately 62 students graduated in 2010 from Alfred University with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 76 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Alfred's teaching schools. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Alfred was $25,246 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $950 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Alfred-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $11,174 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Alfred after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Alfred, which is the most popular teaching profession, are average. There were 42,770 teachers working in New York and 2,350 working in the greater Alfred area in 2010. The number of teachers in Alfred is expected to increase by 9% 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 Alfred is $51,590 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.