West Long Branch has a general population of 8,258 and an overall student population of 6,499. Approximately 6,499 of West Long Branch's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Of the 1 elementary education schools in West Long Branch, the largest elementary education school, by student population, is Monmouth University. In 2010, approximately 13 students graduated from the Elementary Education program at Monmouth University.
A total of 13 students graduated with credentials in elementary education from elementary education schools in West Long Branch in 2010. If you decide to attend a elementary education school in West Long Branch, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $25,014.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the West Long Branch-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $10,342 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,921.
Many elementary education graduates choose to work as elementary educators after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in West Long Branch, your job prospects are average. There were 50,800 elementary educators working in New Jersey and 11,190 working in the greater West Long Branch area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of elementary educators is expected to increase by 11% in West Long Branch. 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 West Long Branch is $58,470 per year, which is lower than the average for elementary educators state-wide.