With an overall population of 5,446 and a student population of 16,389, approximately 16,389 of Kingston students attend one of Kingston's schools that offer elementary education programs.
Of the 1 elementary education schools in Kingston, the largest elementary education school, by student population, is University of Rhode Island. In 2010, University of Rhode Island graduated approximately 43 students from its elementary education program.
In 2010, 43 students graduated with an elementary education degree from one of Kingston's elementary education schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,700 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Kingston elementary education schools was an average of $39,198 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a elementary education program in Kingston. And if you live on campus at one of the Kingston-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $10,334 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,128.
After graduating with your credentials in elementary education, if you decide to work as an elementary educator in Kingston, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 0 elementary educators in Rhode Island were working in the greater Kingston area. The government projects that the number of elementary educators in Kingston will increase by 13% 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 Kingston is $66,070 per year. This is the same as the state-wide average salary for elementary educators.