With an overall population of 25,514 and a student population of 2,373, approximately 2,279 of Anderson students attend one of Anderson's schools that offer elementary education programs.
Anderson University is the largest elementary education school in Anderson, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Elementary Education program at Anderson University.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with an elementary education degree from one of Anderson's elementary education schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,212 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,600 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,600 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $32,562.
If you plan on staying in Anderson after graduating from elementary education school, you should know that job prospects for elementary educators in Anderson, which is the most popular elementary education profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 25 elementary educators in South Carolina were working in the greater Anderson area. By the year 2018, the number of elementary educators is expected to increase by 19% in Anderson. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in Anderson is $44,900 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for elementary educators.