Cortland has a total population of 18,740 and a student population of 7,322. Of these students, 7,322 are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Cortland's largest elementary education school is SUNY College at Cortland. Approximately 279 students graduated in 2010 from SUNY College at Cortland with credentials in elementary education.
In 2010, 326 students graduated with an elementary education degree in Cortland. Tuition in 2009 at Cortland's elementary education schools was $19,575 per year for instate students and $27,475 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a elementary education program in Cortland. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,030 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an elementary educator in Cortland, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 25 elementary educators in New York were working in the greater Cortland area. By the year 2018, the number of elementary educators is expected to increase by 10% in Cortland. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in Cortland is $52,200 per year, which is lower than the average for elementary educators state-wide.