Ithaca has a general population of 29,287 and an overall student population of 27,527. Approximately 6,894 of Ithaca's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Ithaca's largest elementary education school is Ithaca College. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Elementary Education program at Ithaca College.
If you decide to attend a elementary education school in Ithaca, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $32,060.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a elementary education program in Ithaca. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,780 per year, on average, for room and board at Ithaca-based elementary education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many elementary education graduates choose to work as elementary educators after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Ithaca, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 101,720 elementary educators in New York, 540 were working in the greater Ithaca area. Ithaca's elementary educator workforce is projected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
As an elementary educator in Ithaca, you can expect to make an average salary of $62,690 per year. This is higher than the average salary for elementary educators in the state.