Hampton has a total population of 146,437 and a student population of 16,102. Of these students, 5,402 are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Of the 1 elementary education schools in Hampton, the largest elementary education school, by student population, is Hampton University. In 2010, Hampton University graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in elementary education.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with an elementary education degree from one of Hampton's elementary education schools. In 2009 tuition at elementary education schools in Hampton was $17,212 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,025 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a elementary education program in Hampton. And if you live on campus at one of the Hampton-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $7,664 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $21,395.
After graduating with your credentials in elementary education, if you decide to work as an elementary educator in Hampton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 elementary educators in Virginia were working in the greater Hampton area. The number of elementary educators in Hampton is expected to increase by 23% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in Hampton is $54,640 per year, which is higher than the average for elementary educators state-wide.