With an overall population of 6,185 and a student population of 7,346, approximately 7,346 of Clarion students attend one of Clarion's schools that offer elementary education programs.
Clarion's largest elementary education school is Clarion University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, Clarion University of Pennsylvania graduated approximately 242 students with credentials in elementary education.
A total of 242 students graduated with credentials in elementary education from elementary education schools in Clarion in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Clarion's elementary education schools was $18,210 per year for instate students and $23,868 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,884 per year, on average, for room and board at Clarion-based elementary education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,780.
If you plan on staying in Clarion after graduating from elementary education school, you should know that job prospects for elementary educators in Clarion, which is the most popular elementary education profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 20 elementary educators in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Clarion area. The government projects that the number of elementary educators in Clarion will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
As an elementary educator in Clarion, you can expect to make an average salary of $51,440 per year. This is lower than the average salary for elementary educators in the state.