Fayette has a general population of 1,300 and an overall student population of 5,774. Approximately 5,774 of Fayette's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
The largest elementary education school in Fayette, by student population, is Upper Iowa University. In 2010, approximately 58 students graduated from the Elementary Education program at Upper Iowa University.
In 2010, 59 students graduated with an elementary education degree from one of Fayette's elementary education schools. In 2009 tuition at elementary education schools in Fayette was $21,418 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a elementary education program in Fayette. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,578 per year, on average, for room and board at Fayette-based elementary education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,218.
After graduating with your credentials in elementary education, if you decide to work as an elementary educator in Fayette, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 21,700 elementary educators in Iowa, 1,470 were working in the greater Fayette area. Fayette's elementary educator workforce is projected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. 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 Fayette is $43,250 per year, which is higher than the average for elementary educators state-wide.