With an overall population of 26,760 and a student population of 6,920, approximately 6,314 of Emporia students attend one of Emporia's schools that offer elementary education programs.
Emporia State University is the largest elementary education school in Emporia, based on student population. In 2010, Emporia State University graduated approximately 138 students with credentials in elementary education.
In 2010, 138 students graduated with an elementary education degree in Emporia. If you decide to attend one of Emporia's elementary education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,372 per year in instate tuition and $24,576 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a elementary education program in Emporia. And if you live on campus at one of the Emporia-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $6,146 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Emporia after graduating from elementary education school, you should know that job prospects for elementary educators in Emporia, which is the most popular elementary education profession, are good. In 2010, there were 17,840 elementary educators in Kansas. Of these elementary educators, 5,750 were working in the greater Emporia area. The government projects that the number of elementary educators in Emporia will increase by 20% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
As an elementary educator in Emporia, you can expect to make an average salary of $39,890 per year. This is lower than the average salary for elementary educators in the state.