Morgantown has a general population of 26,809 and an overall student population of 29,251. Approximately 28,898 of Morgantown's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
West Virginia University is the largest elementary education school in Morgantown, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 106 students graduated from the Elementary Education program at West Virginia University.
In 2010, 106 students graduated with an elementary education degree from one of Morgantown's elementary education schools. If you decide to attend one of Morgantown's elementary education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,034 per year in instate tuition and $27,132 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,178 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a elementary education program in Morgantown. And if you live on campus at one of the Morgantown-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $7,770 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in elementary education, if you decide to work as an elementary educator in Morgantown, your job prospects are not very good. Morgantown's elementary educator workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.