Athens has a total population of 13,220 and a student population of 1,355. Of these students, 1,070 are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Athens's largest elementary education school is Tennessee Wesleyan College. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Elementary Education program at Tennessee Wesleyan College.
If you decide to attend a elementary education school in Athens, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $18,600.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,100 per year, on average, for room and board at Athens-based elementary education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in elementary education, if you decide to work as an elementary educator in Athens, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 4,710 elementary educators in Tennessee. Of these elementary educators, 320 were working in the greater Athens area. By the year 2018, the number of elementary educators is expected to increase by 12% in Athens. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in Athens is $66,260 per year, which is higher than the average for elementary educators state-wide.