New Haven has a general population of 123,626 and an overall student population of 32,290. Approximately 11,815 of New Haven's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
The largest elementary education school in New Haven, by student population, is Southern Connecticut State University. In 2010, Southern Connecticut State University graduated approximately 102 students from its elementary education program.
In 2010, 102 students graduated with an elementary education degree in New Haven. If you decide to attend one of New Haven's elementary education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,980 per year in instate tuition and $28,672 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,424 per year, on average, for room and board at New Haven-based elementary education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,390.
Many elementary education graduates choose to work as elementary educators after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in New Haven, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 17,650 elementary educators in Connecticut, 2,800 were working in the greater New Haven area. New Haven's elementary educator workforce is projected to increase by 16% 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 New Haven is $63,940 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for elementary educators.