Greenwood has a total population of 22,071 and a student population of 8,458. Of these students, 2,838 are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Of the 1 elementary education schools in Greenwood, the largest elementary education school, by student population, is Lander University. In 2010, approximately 23 students graduated from the Elementary Education program at Lander University.
In 2010, 23 students graduated with an elementary education degree in Greenwood. Tuition in 2009 at Greenwood's elementary education schools was $20,160 per year for instate students and $27,960 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Greenwood-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $8,954 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,860.
If you decide to work as an elementary educator in Greenwood, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 21,900 elementary educators in South Carolina. Of these elementary educators, 1,510 were working in the greater Greenwood area. By the year 2018, the number of elementary educators is expected to increase by 19% in Greenwood. 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 Greenwood is $47,030 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for elementary educators.