With an overall population of 1,190 and a student population of 2,300, approximately 2,300 of Loretto students attend one of Loretto's schools that offer elementary education programs.
The largest elementary education school in Loretto, by student population, is Saint Francis University. Approximately 30 students graduated in 2010 from Saint Francis University with credentials in elementary education.
In 2010, 30 students graduated with an elementary education degree from one of Loretto's elementary education schools. In 2009 tuition at elementary education schools in Loretto was $25,554 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,716 per year, on average, for room and board at Loretto-based elementary education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $30,554.
If you plan on staying in Loretto after graduating from elementary education school, you should know that job prospects for elementary educators in Loretto, which is the most popular elementary education profession, are not very good. There were 81,900 elementary educators working in Pennsylvania and 940 working in the greater Loretto area in 2010. Loretto's elementary educator workforce is projected to increase by 2% 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 Loretto is $45,290 per year, which is lower than the average for elementary educators state-wide.