If you decide that you want to get an elementary education degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 elementary education schools in Chattanooga, Tennessee. With an overall population of 155,554 and a student population of 22,629, approximately 11,327 of Chattanooga students attend one of Chattanooga's schools that offer elementary education programs.
Chattanooga's largest elementary education school is The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. In 2010, approximately 39 students graduated from the Elementary Education program at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
In 2010, 40 students graduated with an elementary education degree in Chattanooga. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,089 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Chattanooga elementary education schools was an average of $25,738 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for elementary education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Chattanooga-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $7,110 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $18,010.
If you plan on staying in Chattanooga after graduating from elementary education school, you should know that job prospects for elementary educators in Chattanooga, which is the most popular elementary education profession, are good. There were 33,140 elementary educators working in Tennessee and 2,020 working in the greater Chattanooga area in 2010. Chattanooga's elementary educator workforce is projected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. 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 Chattanooga is $49,020 per year, which is higher than the average for elementary educators state-wide.
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