Cortland has a general population of 18,740 and an overall student population of 7,322. Approximately 7,322 of Cortland's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Cortland, by student population, is SUNY College at Cortland. In 2010, SUNY College at Cortland graduated approximately 279 students with credentials in teaching.
A reported 904 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Cortland in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,575 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Cortland teaching schools was an average of $27,475 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,030 per year, on average, for room and board at Cortland-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Cortland, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 101,720 teachers in New York. Of these teachers, 1,960 were working in the greater Cortland area. Cortland's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Cortland is $52,200 per year, which is lower than the average for teachers state-wide.