Elizabeth City has a general population of 17,188 and an overall student population of 6,225. Approximately 3,264 of Elizabeth City's students are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
Elizabeth City's largest education school is Elizabeth City State University. In 2010, Elizabeth City State University graduated approximately 41 students with credentials in education.
In 2010, 80 students graduated with an education degree in Elizabeth City. Tuition in 2009 at Elizabeth City's education schools was $10,126 per year for instate students and $19,175 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $600 for education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Elizabeth City-based education schools, you will have an added expense of $5,495 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Elizabeth City after graduating from education school, you should know that job prospects for education professionals in Elizabeth City, which is the most popular education profession, are good. There were 38,840 education professionals working in North Carolina and 2,180 working in the greater Elizabeth City area in 2010. The government projects that the number of education professionals in Elizabeth City will increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
As an education professional in Elizabeth City, you can expect to make an average salary of $42,340 per year. This is higher than the average salary for education professionals in the state.