Schenectady, New York has 2 teaching schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in teaching. With an overall population of 61,821 and a student population of 7,941, approximately 5,626 of Schenectady students attend one of Schenectady's schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Schenectady, by student population, is Union Graduate College. In 2010, Union Graduate College graduated approximately 43 students with credentials in teaching.
A total of 66 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Schenectady in 2010. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Schenectady was $3,402 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for teaching related books and supplies each year.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Schenectady, your job prospects are average. There were 101,720 teachers working in New York and 3,640 working in the greater Schenectady area in 2010. The government projects that the number of teachers in Schenectady will 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 Schenectady is $53,130 per year, which is lower than the average for teachers state-wide.