Houghton has a total population of 1,748 and a student population of 1,336. Of these students, 1,336 are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
The largest elementary education school in Houghton, by student population, is Houghton College. In 2010, approximately 22 students graduated from the Elementary Education program at Houghton College.
A reported 22 students graduated with credentials in elementary education in Houghton in 2010. If you decide to attend a elementary education school in Houghton, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $24,440.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a elementary education program in Houghton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,000 per year, on average, for room and board at Houghton-based elementary education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,340.
Many elementary education graduates choose to work as elementary educators after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Houghton, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 101,720 elementary educators in New York. Of these elementary educators, 2,230 were working in the greater Houghton area. The number of elementary educators in Houghton is expected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in Houghton is $49,710 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for elementary educators.