Rexburg has a general population of 17,257 and an overall student population of 15,173. Approximately 14,944 of Rexburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Rexburg's largest elementary education school is Brigham Young University-Idaho. Approximately 213 students graduated in 2010 from Brigham Young University-Idaho with credentials in elementary education.
In 2010, 213 students graduated with an elementary education degree from one of Rexburg's elementary education schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,580 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,152 for elementary education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $1,800 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,294.
Many elementary education graduates choose to work as elementary educators after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Rexburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 7,790 elementary educators in Idaho, 690 were working in the greater Rexburg area. The government projects that the number of elementary educators in Rexburg will increase by 22% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
As an elementary educator in Rexburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $44,940 per year. This is lower than the average salary for elementary educators in the state.