Lawton has a total population of 92,757 and a student population of 6,628. Of these students, 6,126 are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Cameron University is the largest elementary education school in Lawton, based on student population. Approximately 68 students graduated in 2010 from Cameron University with credentials in elementary education.
A total of 68 students graduated with credentials in elementary education from elementary education schools in Lawton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,920 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Lawton elementary education schools was an average of $23,785 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,350 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,576 per year, on average, for room and board at Lawton-based elementary education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,320.
If you plan on staying in Lawton after graduating from elementary education school, you should know that job prospects for elementary educators in Lawton, which is the most popular elementary education profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 30 elementary educators in Oklahoma were working in the greater Lawton area. The number of elementary educators in Lawton is expected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in Lawton is $41,070 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for elementary educators.