Selma has a total population of 20,512 and a student population of 2,541. Of these students, 568 are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
The largest elementary education school in Selma, by student population, is Concordia College-Selma. In 2010, approximately 26 students graduated from the Elementary Education program at Concordia College-Selma.
A total of 26 students graduated with credentials in elementary education from elementary education schools in Selma in 2010. If you decide to attend a elementary education school in Selma, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $7,370.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $750 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,000 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,040.
If you plan on staying in Selma after graduating from elementary education school, you should know that job prospects for elementary educators in Selma, which is the most popular elementary education profession, are good. In 2010, there were 19,800 elementary educators in Alabama. Of these elementary educators, 1,320 were working in the greater Selma area. By the year 2018, the number of elementary educators is expected to increase by 15% in Selma. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in Selma is $46,490 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for elementary educators.