With an overall population of 1,862 and a student population of 3,589, approximately 3,589 of Berrien Springs students attend one of Berrien Springs's schools that offer elementary education programs.
Berrien Springs's largest elementary education school is Andrews University. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Elementary Education program at Andrews University.
A reported 8 students graduated with credentials in elementary education in Berrien Springs in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,170 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,050 for elementary education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Berrien Springs-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $6,860 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in elementary education, if you decide to work as an elementary educator in Berrien Springs, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 40,100 elementary educators in Michigan, 570 were working in the greater Berrien Springs area. Berrien Springs's elementary educator workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
As an elementary educator in Berrien Springs, you can expect to make an average salary of $51,350 per year. This is lower than the average salary for elementary educators in the state.