Lebanon has a general population of 20,235 and an overall student population of 1,727. Approximately 1,355 of Lebanon's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Of the 1 elementary education schools in Lebanon, the largest elementary education school, by student population, is Cumberland University. In 2010, Cumberland University graduated approximately 15 students from its elementary education program.
A reported 15 students graduated with credentials in elementary education in Lebanon in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,430 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,280 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a elementary education program in Lebanon. And if you live on campus at one of the Lebanon-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $5,950 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,930.
After graduating with your credentials in elementary education, if you decide to work as an elementary educator in Lebanon, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 elementary educators in Tennessee were working in the greater Lebanon area. The government projects that the number of elementary educators in Lebanon will increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
As an elementary educator in Lebanon, you can expect to make an average salary of $45,170 per year. This is higher than the average salary for elementary educators in the state.