Thibodaux has a total population of 14,431 and a student population of 14,338. Of these students, 7,169 are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Of the 1 elementary education schools in Thibodaux, the largest elementary education school, by student population, is Nicholls State University. In 2010, Nicholls State University graduated approximately 28 students from its elementary education program.
A reported 28 students graduated with credentials in elementary education in Thibodaux in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Thibodaux's elementary education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,311 per year in instate tuition and $21,779 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for elementary education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Thibodaux-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $7,310 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 Thibodaux after graduating from elementary education school, you should know that job prospects for elementary educators in Thibodaux, which is the most popular elementary education profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 16 elementary educators in Louisiana were working in the greater Thibodaux area. Thibodaux's elementary educator workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in Thibodaux is $44,570 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for elementary educators.