With an overall population of 36,145 and a student population of 14,191, approximately 13,303 of Cedar Falls students attend one of Cedar Falls's schools that offer elementary education programs.
Cedar Falls's largest elementary education school is University of Northern Iowa. Approximately 283 students graduated in 2010 from University of Northern Iowa with credentials in elementary education.
A reported 325 students graduated with credentials in elementary education in Cedar Falls in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Cedar Falls's elementary education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,077 per year in instate tuition and $26,341 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,035 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,960 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,097.
If you plan on staying in Cedar Falls after graduating from elementary education school, you should know that job prospects for elementary educators in Cedar Falls, which is the most popular elementary education profession, are good. There were 21,700 elementary educators working in Iowa and 1,150 working in the greater Cedar Falls area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of elementary educators is expected to increase by 15% in Cedar Falls. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
As an elementary educator in Cedar Falls, you can expect to make an average salary of $47,840 per year. This is higher than the average salary for elementary educators in the state.