With an overall population of 50,269 and a student population of 5,617, approximately 5,617 of Bowie students attend one of Bowie's schools that offer elementary education programs.
Of the 1 elementary education schools in Bowie, the largest elementary education school, by student population, is Bowie State University. In 2010, Bowie State University graduated approximately 16 students from its elementary education program.
A total of 16 students graduated with credentials in elementary education from elementary education schools in Bowie in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Bowie's elementary education schools was $18,645 per year for instate students and $29,083 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $2,800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a elementary education program in Bowie. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,135 per year, on average, for room and board at Bowie-based elementary education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,511.
If you decide to work as an elementary educator in Bowie, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 elementary educators in Maryland were working in the greater Bowie area. The number of elementary educators in Bowie is expected to increase by 15% 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 Bowie is $66,610 per year, which is higher than the average for elementary educators state-wide.