Lynchburg has a general population of 65,269 and an overall student population of 55,853. Approximately 46,312 of Lynchburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Liberty University is the largest elementary education school in Lynchburg, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 81 students graduated from the Elementary Education program at Liberty University.
In 2010, 81 students graduated with an elementary education degree from one of Lynchburg's elementary education schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,202 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a elementary education program in Lynchburg. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,996 per year, on average, for room and board at Lynchburg-based elementary education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many elementary education graduates choose to work as elementary educators after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lynchburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 17 elementary educators in Virginia were working in the greater Lynchburg area. The government projects that the number of elementary educators in Lynchburg will 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 Lynchburg is $42,180 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for elementary educators.