With an overall population of 6,034 and a student population of 7,907, approximately 7,907 of New Paltz students attend one of New Paltz's schools that offer teaching programs.
State University of New York at New Paltz is the largest teaching school in New Paltz, based on student population. In 2010, State University of New York at New Paltz graduated approximately 72 students from its teaching program.
A total of 302 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in New Paltz in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at New Paltz's teaching schools was $18,691 per year for instate students and $26,591 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,250 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the New Paltz-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $9,202 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in New Paltz, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 52 teachers in New York were working in the greater New Paltz area. New Paltz'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 New Paltz is $72,430 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for teachers.