With an overall population of 23,935 and a student population of 3,379, approximately 1,179 of Marshall students attend one of Marshall's schools that offer elementary education programs.
Marshall's largest elementary education school is East Texas Baptist University. In 2010, approximately 19 students graduated from the Elementary Education program at East Texas Baptist University.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with an elementary education degree in Marshall. In 2009 tuition at elementary education schools in Marshall was $17,180 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $892 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Marshall-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $5,164 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $20,368.
After graduating with your credentials in elementary education, if you decide to work as an elementary educator in Marshall, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 156,930 elementary educators in Texas, 5,290 were working in the greater Marshall area. The number of elementary educators in Marshall is expected to increase by 38% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in Marshall is $43,740 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for elementary educators.