Santa Barbara has a general population of 92,325 and an overall student population of 47,052. Approximately 1,308 of Santa Barbara's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Of the 1 elementary education schools in Santa Barbara, the largest elementary education school, by student population, is Westmont College. In 2010, Westmont College graduated approximately 5 students from its elementary education program.
A total of 5 students graduated with credentials in elementary education from elementary education schools in Santa Barbara in 2010. In 2009 tuition at elementary education schools in Santa Barbara was $33,190 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,368 for elementary education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Santa Barbara-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $10,550 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Santa Barbara after graduating from elementary education school, you should know that job prospects for elementary educators in Santa Barbara, which is the most popular elementary education profession, are good. In 2010, there were 197,500 elementary educators in California. Of these elementary educators, 2,100 were working in the greater Santa Barbara area. The number of elementary educators in Santa Barbara 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 Santa Barbara is $65,740 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for elementary educators.