With an overall population of 15,823 and a student population of 5,624, approximately 5,610 of Willimantic students attend one of Willimantic's schools that offer elementary education programs.
Of the 1 elementary education schools in Willimantic, the largest elementary education school, by student population, is Eastern Connecticut State University. Approximately 34 students graduated in 2010 from Eastern Connecticut State University with credentials in elementary education.
A total of 34 students graduated with credentials in elementary education from elementary education schools in Willimantic in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Willimantic's elementary education schools was $18,805 per year for instate students and $29,246 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,412 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,580 per year, on average, for room and board at Willimantic-based elementary education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,469.
If you decide to work as an elementary educator in Willimantic, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 59 elementary educators in Connecticut were working in the greater Willimantic area. By the year 2018, the number of elementary educators is expected to increase by 16% in Willimantic. 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 Willimantic is $58,930 per year, which is lower than the average for elementary educators state-wide.