With an overall population of 1,220 and a student population of 2,651, approximately 2,651 of West Liberty students attend one of West Liberty's schools that offer elementary education programs.
The largest elementary education school in West Liberty, by student population, is West Liberty University. In 2010, West Liberty University graduated approximately 33 students from its elementary education program.
In 2010, 33 students graduated with an elementary education degree from one of West Liberty's elementary education schools. Tuition in 2009 at West Liberty's elementary education schools was $16,350 per year for instate students and $23,420 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,870 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,455.
If you decide to work as an elementary educator in West Liberty, your job prospects are not very good. There were 7,980 elementary educators working in West Virginia and 460 working in the greater West Liberty area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of elementary educators is expected to increase by 6% in West Liberty. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in West Liberty is $49,940 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for elementary educators.