Fredericksburg has a general population of 19,279 and an overall student population of 5,710. Approximately 5,381 of Fredericksburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Of the 1 elementary education schools in Fredericksburg, the largest elementary education school, by student population, is University of Mary Washington. In 2010, approximately 41 students graduated from the Elementary Education program at University of Mary Washington.
In 2010, 41 students graduated with an elementary education degree from one of Fredericksburg's elementary education schools. If you decide to attend one of Fredericksburg's elementary education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,500 per year in instate tuition and $30,228 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for elementary education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,776 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,240.
After graduating with your credentials in elementary education, if you decide to work as an elementary educator in Fredericksburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 39,280 elementary educators in Virginia. Of these elementary educators, 23,350 were working in the greater Fredericksburg area. By the year 2018, the number of elementary educators is expected to increase by 23% in Fredericksburg. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in Fredericksburg is $66,610 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for elementary educators.