Durham has a general population of 9,024 and an overall student population of 15,253. Approximately 15,253 of Durham's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
University of New Hampshire-Main Campus is the largest elementary education school in Durham, based on student population. In 2010, University of New Hampshire-Main Campus graduated approximately 58 students with credentials in elementary education.
In 2010, 58 students graduated with an elementary education degree from one of Durham's elementary education schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,348 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Durham elementary education schools was an average of $39,318 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for elementary education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,674 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $17,550.
If you plan on staying in Durham after graduating from elementary education school, you should know that job prospects for elementary educators in Durham, which is the most popular elementary education profession, are good. In 2010, of the 6,600 elementary educators in New Hampshire, 610 were working in the greater Durham area. By the year 2018, the number of elementary educators is expected to increase by 16% in Durham. 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 Durham is $54,390 per year, which is higher than the average for elementary educators state-wide.