Rock Hill has a general population of 49,765 and an overall student population of 12,573. Approximately 6,241 of Rock Hill's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Rock Hill's largest elementary education school is Winthrop University. Approximately 33 students graduated in 2010 from Winthrop University with credentials in elementary education.
In 2010, 33 students graduated with an elementary education degree from one of Rock Hill's elementary education schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,066 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Rock Hill elementary education schools was an average of $32,056 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a elementary education program in Rock Hill. And if you live on campus at one of the Rock Hill-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $6,530 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many elementary education graduates choose to work as elementary educators after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Rock Hill, your job prospects are good. There were 21,900 elementary educators working in South Carolina and 7,960 working in the greater Rock Hill area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of elementary educators is expected to increase by 19% in Rock Hill. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
As an elementary educator in Rock Hill, you can expect to make an average salary of $43,510 per year. This is lower than the average salary for elementary educators in the state.