With an overall population of 6,034 and a student population of 7,907, approximately 7,907 of New Paltz students attend one of New Paltz's schools that offer elementary education programs.
The largest elementary education school in New Paltz, by student population, is State University of New York at New Paltz. In 2010, State University of New York at New Paltz graduated approximately 64 students with credentials in elementary education.
In 2010, 64 students graduated with an elementary education certificate from one of New Paltz's elementary education schools. Tuition in 2009 at New Paltz's elementary education schools was $18,691 per year for instate students and $26,591 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,250 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the New Paltz-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $9,202 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 New Paltz, your job prospects are average. There were 101,720 elementary educators working in New York and 930 working in the greater New Paltz area in 2010. New Paltz's elementary educator workforce is projected 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 New Paltz is $72,430 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for elementary educators.