With an overall population of 3,522 and a student population of 2,382, approximately 2,382 of Central students attend one of Central's schools that offer elementary education programs.
Of the 1 elementary education schools in Central, the largest elementary education school, by student population, is Southern Wesleyan University. Approximately 9 students graduated in 2010 from Southern Wesleyan University with credentials in elementary education.
A total of 9 students graduated with credentials in elementary education from elementary education schools in Central in 2010. If you decide to attend a elementary education school in Central, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $18,700.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $950 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,800 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $21,500.
If you plan on staying in Central after graduating from elementary education school, you should know that job prospects for elementary educators in Central, which is the most popular elementary education profession, are good. In 2010, there were 21,900 elementary educators in South Carolina. Of these elementary educators, 3,330 were working in the greater Central area. The number of elementary educators in Central is expected to increase by 19% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
As an elementary educator in Central, you can expect to make an average salary of $43,050 per year. This is lower than the average salary for elementary educators in the state.