With an overall population of 8,075 and a student population of 5,532, approximately 5,532 of Oakdale students attend one of Oakdale's schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Oakdale, the largest teaching school, by student population, is Dowling College. In 2010, Dowling College graduated approximately 161 students with credentials in teaching.
A reported 363 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Oakdale in 2010. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Oakdale was $22,850 per year, on average.
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 Oakdale-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $10,200 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $26,950.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Oakdale, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 101,720 teachers in New York, 14,580 were working in the greater Oakdale area. Oakdale'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 Oakdale is $87,640 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.