Collegedale has a general population of 6,514 and an overall student population of 2,891. Approximately 2,891 of Collegedale's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Of the 1 elementary education schools in Collegedale, the largest elementary education school, by student population, is Southern Adventist University. In 2010, Southern Adventist University graduated approximately 11 students from its elementary education program.
A reported 11 students graduated with credentials in elementary education in Collegedale in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,112 per year in tuition costs.
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 Collegedale. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,080 per year, on average, for room and board at Collegedale-based elementary education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Collegedale after graduating from elementary education school, you should know that job prospects for elementary educators in Collegedale, which is the most popular elementary education profession, are good. In 2010, there were 33,140 elementary educators in Tennessee. Of these elementary educators, 2,020 were working in the greater Collegedale area. By the year 2018, the number of elementary educators is expected to increase by 18% in Collegedale. 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 Collegedale is $49,020 per year, which is higher than the average for elementary educators state-wide.