Denver has a total population of 554,636 and a student population of 105,451. Of these students, 2,511 are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
The largest elementary education school in Denver, by student population, is Colorado Christian University. In 2010, Colorado Christian University graduated approximately 46 students with credentials in elementary education.
In 2010, 46 students graduated with an elementary education degree in Denver. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,200 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a elementary education program in Denver. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,750 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $23,796.
After graduating with your credentials in elementary education, if you decide to work as an elementary educator in Denver, your job prospects are good. There were 21,560 elementary educators working in Colorado and 10,720 working in the greater Denver area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of elementary educators is expected to increase by 14% in Denver. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in Denver is $51,110 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for elementary educators.