If you decide that you want to get a teaching degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 teaching schools in Jamaica, New York.
The largest teaching school in Jamaica, by student population, is St. John's University-New York. In 2010, St. John's University-New York graduated approximately 128 students from its teaching program.
A total of 393 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Jamaica in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,476 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,035 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $13,140 per year, on average, for room and board at Jamaica-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,147.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Jamaica, your job prospects are not very good. The number of teachers in Jamaica is expected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
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