Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania has 2 elementary education schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in elementary education.
Of the 2 elementary education schools in Wilkes Barre, the largest elementary education school, by student population, is Wilkes University. In 2010, Wilkes University graduated approximately 113 students from its elementary education program.
In 2010, 174 students graduated with an elementary education degree from one of Wilkes Barre's elementary education schools. In 2009 tuition at elementary education schools in Wilkes Barre was $25,827 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,160 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,469 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $30,967.
Many elementary education graduates choose to work as elementary educators after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Wilkes Barre, your job prospects are not very good. Wilkes Barre'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.
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