If you are interested in pursuing elementary education, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 elementary education schools in Norfolk, Virginia. Norfolk has a general population of 234,403 and an overall student population of 65,725. Approximately 25,349 of Norfolk's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
The largest elementary education school in Norfolk, by student population, is Old Dominion University. In 2010, Old Dominion University graduated approximately 159 students from its elementary education program.
A reported 174 students graduated with credentials in elementary education in Norfolk in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Norfolk's elementary education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $28,722 per year in instate tuition and $33,702 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 $7,912 per year, on average, for room and board at Norfolk-based elementary education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $20,986.
After graduating with your credentials in elementary education, if you decide to work as an elementary educator in Norfolk, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 39,280 elementary educators in Virginia, 8,060 were working in the greater Norfolk area. The number of elementary educators in Norfolk is expected to increase by 23% by the year 2018. 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 Norfolk is $54,640 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for elementary educators.