College Park has a general population of 24,657 and an overall student population of 37,195. Approximately 37,195 of College Park's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Of the 1 elementary education schools in College Park, the largest elementary education school, by student population, is University of Maryland-College Park. In 2010, approximately 98 students graduated from the Elementary Education program at University of Maryland-College Park.
A reported 98 students graduated with credentials in elementary education in College Park in 2010. If you decide to attend one of College Park's elementary education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,677 per year in instate tuition and $37,614 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,025 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a elementary education program in College Park. And if you live on campus at one of the College Park-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $9,575 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,102.
If you plan on staying in College Park after graduating from elementary education school, you should know that job prospects for elementary educators in College Park, which is the most popular elementary education profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 elementary educators in Maryland were working in the greater College Park area. College Park's elementary educator workforce is projected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
As an elementary educator in College Park, you can expect to make an average salary of $66,610 per year. This is higher than the average salary for elementary educators in the state.