Elmira has a general population of 30,940 and an overall student population of 1,703. Approximately 1,634 of Elmira's students are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
Of the 1 education schools in Elmira, the largest education school, by student population, is Elmira College. In 2010, Elmira College graduated approximately 64 students from its education program.
A total of 132 students graduated with credentials in education from education schools in Elmira in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $34,850 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $450 for education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Elmira-based education schools, you will have an added expense of $10,800 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many education graduates choose to work as education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Elmira, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 101,720 education professionals in New York, 650 were working in the greater Elmira area. By the year 2018, the number of education professionals is expected to increase by 10% in Elmira. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an education professional in Elmira is $51,540 per year, which is lower than the average for education professionals state-wide.