Cedar City has a general population of 20,527 and an overall student population of 8,522. Approximately 8,066 of Cedar City's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Southern Utah University is the largest elementary education school in Cedar City, based on student population. In 2010, Southern Utah University graduated approximately 77 students with credentials in elementary education.
In 2010, 77 students graduated with an elementary education degree in Cedar City. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,255 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Cedar City elementary education schools was an average of $22,833 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,036 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a elementary education program in Cedar City. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,300 per year, on average, for room and board at Cedar City-based elementary education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,855.
If you plan on staying in Cedar City after graduating from elementary education school, you should know that job prospects for elementary educators in Cedar City, which is the most popular elementary education profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 24 elementary educators in Utah were working in the greater Cedar City area. By the year 2018, the number of elementary educators is expected to increase by 34% in Cedar City. 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 Cedar City is $61,120 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for elementary educators.