Chapel Hill has a total population of 48,715 and a student population of 29,104. Of these students, 28,916 are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the largest elementary education school in Chapel Hill, based on student population. In 2010, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill graduated approximately 67 students from its elementary education program.
In 2010, 67 students graduated with an elementary education degree in Chapel Hill. Tuition in 2009 at Chapel Hill's elementary education schools was $17,851 per year for instate students and $35,739 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a elementary education program in Chapel Hill. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,450 per year, on average, for room and board at Chapel Hill-based elementary education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,753.
If you decide to work as an elementary educator in Chapel Hill, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 38,840 elementary educators in North Carolina. Of these elementary educators, 2,120 were working in the greater Chapel Hill area. The government projects that the number of elementary educators in Chapel Hill will increase by 13% 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 Chapel Hill is $42,830 per year, which is higher than the average for elementary educators state-wide.