Twin Falls has a general population of 34,469 and an overall student population of 8,169. Approximately 8,133 of Twin Falls's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Twin Falls's largest elementary education school is College of Southern Idaho. In 2010, approximately 27 students graduated from the Elementary Education program at College of Southern Idaho.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with an elementary education degree from one of Twin Falls's elementary education schools. Tuition in 2009 at Twin Falls's elementary education schools was $13,728 per year for instate students and $17,048 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a elementary education program in Twin Falls. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,780 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,948.
Many elementary education graduates choose to work as elementary educators after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Twin Falls, your job prospects are good. There were 7,790 elementary educators working in Idaho and 940 working in the greater Twin Falls area in 2010. Twin Falls's elementary educator workforce is projected to increase by 22% 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 Twin Falls is $50,210 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for elementary educators.