If you decide that you want to get an elementary education degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 elementary education schools in Worcester, Massachusetts. Worcester has a total population of 172,648 and a student population of 31,163. Of these students, 7,231 are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Of the 2 elementary education schools in Worcester, the largest elementary education school, by student population, is Worcester State University. Approximately 38 students graduated in 2010 from Worcester State University with credentials in elementary education.
In 2010, 49 students graduated with an elementary education degree in Worcester. If you decide to attend one of Worcester's elementary education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $27,948 per year in instate tuition and $30,988 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $992 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a elementary education program in Worcester. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,413 per year, on average, for room and board at Worcester-based elementary education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $20,284.
Many elementary education graduates choose to work as elementary educators after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Worcester, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 30,470 elementary educators in Massachusetts. Of these elementary educators, 2,330 were working in the greater Worcester area. The government projects that the number of elementary educators in Worcester will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in Worcester is $63,410 per year, which is higher than the average for elementary educators state-wide.
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