Bemidji has a general population of 11,917 and an overall student population of 6,854. Approximately 5,175 of Bemidji's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Of the 1 elementary education schools in Bemidji, the largest elementary education school, by student population, is Bemidji State University. In 2010, Bemidji State University graduated approximately 76 students with credentials in elementary education.
A reported 76 students graduated with credentials in elementary education in Bemidji in 2010. If you decide to attend a elementary education school in Bemidji, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $7,202.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Bemidji-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $6,240 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,290.
After graduating with your credentials in elementary education, if you decide to work as an elementary educator in Bemidji, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 27,100 elementary educators in Minnesota, 2,700 were working in the greater Bemidji area. The number of elementary educators in Bemidji is expected to increase by 8% 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 Bemidji is $48,490 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for elementary educators.