Kingston has a total population of 5,446 and a student population of 16,389. Of these students, 16,389 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Kingston's largest teaching school is University of Rhode Island. Approximately 129 students graduated in 2010 from University of Rhode Island with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 225 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Kingston's teaching schools. Tuition in 2009 at Kingston's teaching schools was $22,700 per year for instate students and $39,198 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,334 per year, on average, for room and board at Kingston-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,128.
If you plan on staying in Kingston after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Kingston, which is the most popular teaching profession, are good. There were 4,020 teachers working in Rhode Island and 4,710 working in the greater Kingston area in 2010. The number of teachers in Kingston is expected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Kingston is $66,070 per year. This is the same as the state-wide average salary for teachers.