Slippery Rock has a general population of 3,068 and an overall student population of 8,648. Approximately 8,648 of Slippery Rock's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania is the largest elementary education school in Slippery Rock, based on student population. Approximately 152 students graduated in 2010 from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania with credentials in elementary education.
In 2010, 152 students graduated with an elementary education degree from one of Slippery Rock's elementary education schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,032 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Slippery Rock elementary education schools was an average of $21,913 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,363 for elementary education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,554 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in elementary education, if you decide to work as an elementary educator in Slippery Rock, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 81,900 elementary educators in Pennsylvania, 9,450 were working in the greater Slippery Rock area. By the year 2018, the number of elementary educators is expected to increase by 2% in Slippery Rock. 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 Slippery Rock is $49,830 per year, which is lower than the average for elementary educators state-wide.