West Lafayette has a total population of 28,778 and a student population of 41,052. Of these students, 41,052 are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
The largest elementary education school in West Lafayette, by student population, is Purdue University-Main Campus. In 2010, Purdue University-Main Campus graduated approximately 163 students with credentials in elementary education.
A total of 163 students graduated with credentials in elementary education from elementary education schools in West Lafayette in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,638 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all West Lafayette elementary education schools was an average of $37,118 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,220 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a elementary education program in West Lafayette. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,710 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,238.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in West Lafayette is $53,210 per year, which is higher than the average for elementary educators state-wide.