With an overall population of 21,342 and a student population of 22,647, approximately 22,647 of Athens students attend one of Athens's schools that offer elementary education programs.
Ohio University-Main Campus is the largest elementary education school in Athens, based on student population. In 2010, Ohio University-Main Campus graduated approximately 4 students from its elementary education program.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with an elementary education degree from one of Athens's elementary education schools. Tuition in 2009 at Athens's elementary education schools was $22,905 per year for instate students and $31,869 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $873 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a elementary education program in Athens. And if you live on campus at one of the Athens-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $9,408 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Athens after graduating from elementary education school, you should know that job prospects for elementary educators in Athens, which is the most popular elementary education profession, are average. In 2010, there were 41,380 elementary educators in Ohio. Of these elementary educators, 2,310 were working in the greater Athens area. The number of elementary educators in Athens is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
As an elementary educator in Athens, you can expect to make an average salary of $52,050 per year. This is higher than the average salary for elementary educators in the state.