Orange has a total population of 128,821 and a student population of 22,497. Of these students, 6,398 are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Of the 1 elementary education schools in Orange, the largest elementary education school, by student population, is Chapman University. Approximately 20 students graduated in 2010 from Chapman University with credentials in elementary education.
In 2010, 20 students graduated with an elementary education degree in Orange. In 2009 tuition at elementary education schools in Orange was $36,764 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a elementary education program in Orange. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,832 per year, on average, for room and board at Orange-based elementary education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $41,472.
After graduating with your credentials in elementary education, if you decide to work as an elementary educator in Orange, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 13 elementary educators in California were working in the greater Orange area. The number of elementary educators in Orange is expected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in Orange is $72,960 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for elementary educators.