With an overall population of 5,295 and a student population of 3,460, approximately 2,975 of McKenzie students attend one of McKenzie's schools that offer elementary education programs.
The largest elementary education school in McKenzie, by student population, is Bethel University. Approximately 11 students graduated in 2010 from Bethel University with credentials in elementary education.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with an elementary education degree in McKenzie. In 2009 tuition at elementary education schools in McKenzie was $12,242 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for elementary education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,926 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you 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 McKenzie, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 33,140 elementary educators in Tennessee, 2,110 were working in the greater McKenzie area. The government projects that the number of elementary educators in McKenzie will 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 McKenzie is $40,720 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for elementary educators.